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.
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.
How to navigate the topic of drink spiking with your children and practical tips you can give them for staying safe.
Understand the legal consequences of drug use.
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.
Learn about the harm minimisation approach and how to talk to teenagers about harm minimisation.
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.
Have a positive impact on your teenager’s choices.
Learn ways to minimise the chances that your child will use illegal drugs, or experience harms from their use.
Be prepared for the unpredictable nature of drugs: Learn what to look for and how to help in a drug-related emergency.
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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