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.
Information and strategies to reduce risk-taking behaviour for your teenager when it comes to alcohol and other drugs.
Alcohol is the most commonly used drug in Australia. Learn about the effects and risks associated with drinking alcohol.
How much caffeine is safe? Learn about the immediate and long-term risks of heavy caffeine and energy drink consumption.
Cannabis can affect the body and mind. Learn about the different immediate and long-term effects of using cannabis.
This app provides evidence-based & up-to-date resources about crystal methamphetamine (ice).
How to navigate the topic of drink spiking with your children and practical tips you can give them for staying safe.
Advice about what to do if someone is becoming aggressive.
Many ‘new’ drugs have arrived on the market. Learn about New and Emerging Drugs, or "legal highs", and their effects.
This factsheet provides advice for parents to help keep their teenagers safe when they attend parties or events.
Heard a term/drug name & not sure what it means?
Learn about the harm minimisation approach and how to talk to teenagers about harm minimisation.
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This video gives suggestions for what to do if you are concerned about a friend or family member's drinking habits.
Heroin is a highly addictive opiate. Learn about the short and long term effects and risks associated with its use.
This factsheet provides information for parents on planning a party for teenagers.
How families of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people can positively influence their teenagers choices.
Be prepared for the unpredictable nature of drugs: Learn what to look for and how to help in a drug-related emergency.
Be prepared: Learn how to help in an emergency, and how to place someone in the recovery position correctly.
Learn how to be assertive, deal with pressure from friends and make your own decisions about alcohol and drugs.
These videos demonstrate how to talk to teens about drug use and motivate them to make changes.
Heard about Ice but not sure what it is? Get the facts on Ice and other forms of methamphetamine & their effects.
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.
This webinar provides information for parents about teenage parties and alcohol use.
This webinar focuses on the relationship between social media and alcohol use, and how parents can protect their teen.
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