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27 results found for "Brain Development"

By default results that have the highest evidence rating, and are Australia-based, are displayed first.

Alcohol and Your Brain

This app contains a 7 minute video and quiz about the effects of alcohol on the brain and body.

Audience:
student
Evidence Rating:
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App
Alcohol: Factsheet

Alcohol is the most commonly used drug in Australia. Learn about the effects and risks associated with drinking alcohol.

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
bronze medal
Drugs A to Z
Alcohol, drugs, and driving

Understand the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs as well as the laws and penalties.

Audience:
student
Evidence Rating:
bronze medal
Factsheet
Drink spiking

How to avoid drink spiking and what to do if your drink is spiked.

Audience:
student
Evidence Rating:
bronze medal
Factsheet
Effects of Cannabis on the Teenage Brain

Ever wondered how memory and mood are controlled by the brain? Find out how cannabis affects how the brain is wired.

Audience:
student
Evidence Rating:
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Video
Electronic Cigarettes and Vaping: Factsheet

Accurate, up-to-date, evidence-based information about E-cigarettes and vaping.

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
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Drugs A to Z
Get Ready: Year 9 Trigger Video

This video looks at a typical teenage party scenario, exploring consequences of drinking alcohol and smoking cannabis.

Audience:
student
Evidence Rating:
bronze medal
Video
Glossary

Heard a term/drug name & not sure what it means?

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
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Drugs A to Z,factsheet
Grog Brain Story

Student version: See how alcohol affects different parts of the brain and what can happen if someone drinks too much.

Audience:
student
Evidence Rating:
bronze medal
Video
Harm reduction: Set, Setting, Drug

Learn how to reduce the harms of alcohol and other drugs through the 'set, setting & drug' framework.

Audience:
student
Evidence Rating:
bronze medal
Factsheet
How to help someone who has taken a drug

Be prepared for the unpredictable nature of drugs: Learn what to look for and how to help in a drug-related emergency.

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
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Factsheet
Inhalants: Factsheet

Learn about the effects and risks of inhalants: substances that are sniffed or breathed in through the nose or mouth.

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
bronze medal
Drugs A to Z
Medicinal Cannabis: Factsheet

Information about what medicinal cannabis is and what the evidence says about its use for specific medical conditions.

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
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Drugs A to Z
Mental health and alcohol/drug use during the COVID-19 pandemic

Understand how to look after your mental health during difficult times.

Audience:
student
Evidence Rating:
bronze medal
Factsheet
Mythbusters: Let's have a yarn about alcohol and drugs

You hear a lot of talk about alcohol and drugs, but how much of it is true? Read this factsheet to find out!

Audience:
student
Evidence Rating:
bronze medal
Factsheet
Polydrug Use: Factsheet

Learn about the effects & risks of polydrug use: Mixing drugs or taking one drug when under the influence of another.

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
bronze medal
Drugs A to Z,factsheet
Respect: earned, not injected (up to you)

Student version: This video provides information about performance enhancing drugs through the story of a young man.

Audience:
student
Evidence Rating:
bronze medal
Video
Respect Your Brain: the effect of drugs on the developing brain

animated video series exploring the effects of alcohol, cannabis and MDMA on the adolescent brain.

Audience:
student
Evidence Rating:
bronze medal
Video
The influence of drugs on the developing brain

Understand how alcohol and other drug use effects different regions of the brain.

Audience:
student
Evidence Rating:
bronze medal
Factsheet
The Low Down on Alcohol

A fun video about the short and long-term effects of alcohol on developing brains, with some tips for how to stay safe.

Audience:
student
Evidence Rating:
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Video
Tobacco & Cigarettes: Factsheet

Accurate up-to-date information about tobacco and smoking, including the risks and effects of use and addiction.

Audience:
parentstudentteacher
Evidence Rating:
bronze medal
Drugs A to Z
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