Drug and Alcohol Information
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A database of evidence-based alcohol and drug education resources.
By default results that have the highest evidence rating, and are Australia-based, are displayed first.
Alcohol is the most commonly used drug in Australia. Learn about the effects and risks associated with drinking alcohol.
Cannabis can affect the body and mind. Learn about the different immediate and long-term effects of using cannabis.
Get the facts about illegal drugs, alcohol, and tobacco in the hard copy or online version of this booklet.
Understand the legal consequences of drug use.
Many ‘new’ drugs have arrived on the market. Learn about New and Emerging Drugs, or "legal highs", and their effects.
Visiting a doctor can be daunting. This video explains the problems GPs can help with, and what young people can expect.
Heroin is a highly addictive opiate. Learn about the short and long term effects and risks associated with its use.
When people use drugs, sometimes they can become violent. Read this factsheet for some ways you can protect yourself.
Be prepared for the unpredictable nature of drugs: Learn what to look for and how to help in a drug-related emergency.
Accurate, up-to-date, evidence-based information about Ketamine: What it is, its associated risks, effects and dangers.
Learn how to be assertive, deal with pressure from friends and make your own decisions about alcohol and drugs.
Understand how to look after you mental health during difficult times.
This factsheet explores common myths about drugs and provides research based facts & statistics. Some may surprise you.
You hear a lot of talk about alcohol and drugs, but how much of it is true? Read this factsheet to find out!
Learn about the effects & risks of polydrug use: Mixing drugs or taking one drug when under the influence of another.
Facts about synthetic cannabinoids
Accurate up-to-date information about tobacco and smoking, including the risks and effects of use and addiction.
Ever wondered why drinking slows speech, or makes people behave differently? Learn about alcohol's effects on the brain.
Get the basic facts about illegal drugs, classification of different types of drugs, and how they affect the body.
This comic-book style app focuses on the decision-making process involved when confronted with drugs and alcohol.
Pull back the curtain on where drugs such as cannabis, LSD, cocaine and heroin come from, and how they affect your mind.
Below you will find a list of useful drug education resources. You can filter these according to your needs using the filters on the left hand side. See Getting Started for more information about how to use this site.
Answers common questions about seeing a psychologist or school counsellor, and how they can help.
Learn about the effects and risks of inhalants: substances that are sniffed or breathed in through the nose or mouth.
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