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.
This app contains a 7 minute video and quiz about the effects of alcohol on the brain and body.
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.
Understand the legal consequences of drug use.
This video is from the ABC's Catalyst program, and explores the dangers of energy drinks.
This video looks at a typical teenage party scenario, exploring consequences of drinking alcohol and smoking cannabis.
Heard a term/drug name & not sure what it means?
Student version: See how alcohol affects different parts of the brain and what can happen if someone drinks too much.
This video gives suggestions for what to do if you are concerned about a friend or family member's drinking habits.
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.
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.
Learn how many standard drinks are in common glasses by filling the glass to one standard drink.
A fun video about the short and long-term effects of alcohol on developing brains, with some tips for how to stay safe.
Student version: Think Smart is an Indigenous Australian hip-hop video about alcohol and how it affects communities.
Ever wondered why drinking slows speech, or makes people behave differently? Learn about alcohol's effects on the brain.
Follow two alternative versions of a student's day and his experiences after drinking a lot versus not drinking.
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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