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.
Accurate, up-to-date information about cocaine, including its effects and associated risks in the short and long term.
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.
Accurate, up-to-date, evidence-based information about E-cigarettes and vaping.
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.
Although little is known about the long-term effects of GHB, learn about the immediate risks and effects of consumption.
Get accurate and up-to-date information about hallucinogens, including the variable risks and effects of consumption.
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.
Have a positive impact on your teenager’s choices.
Be prepared for the unpredictable nature of drugs: Learn what to look for and how to help in a drug-related emergency.
Learn about the effects and risks of inhalants: substances that are sniffed or breathed in through the nose or mouth.
This factsheet explores common myths about drugs and provides research based facts & statistics. Some may surprise you.
This factsheet provides tips for parents around reducing harm from alcohol and other drug use in rural communities.
Read this factsheet for some deadly activities families can do together.
This factsheet provides advice for parents whose teenagers are attending school leavers' celebrations.
This factsheet addresses parental supply of alcohol to adolescents and dispels common myths on the topic.
This factsheet provides guidance for speaking to a young person about their drug use.
Unsure how to approach the subject of drug and alcohol use? Read our guide to effective communication.
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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