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.
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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.
An interactive online program for teenagers that aims to prevent uptake of smoking, and reduce use for current smokers.
Collect evidence from witnesses, crime scenes and laboratory experiments in order to solve drug-related mysteries.
Alcohol is the most commonly used drug in Australia. Learn about the effects and risks associated with drinking alcohol.
Get accurate, up-to-date information about Benzodiazepine medications, including risks, effects and appropriate use.
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.
Accurate, up-to-date information about cocaine, including its effects and associated risks in the short and long term.
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.
Although little is known about the long-term effects of GHB, learn about the immediate risks and effects of consumption.
Heard a term/drug name & not sure what it means?
Get accurate and up-to-date information about hallucinogens, including the variable risks and effects of consumption.
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.
When people use drugs, sometimes they can become violent. Read this factsheet for some ways you can protect yourself.
Accurate up-to-date information about drug use patterns among young people.
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.
Accurate, up-to-date, evidence-based information about Ketamine: What it is, its associated risks, effects and dangers.