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.
How to navigate the topic of drink spiking with your children and practical tips you can give them for staying safe.
A short animated video about the effects of cannabis on the developing brain.
This video is from the ABC's Catalyst program, and explores the dangers of energy drinks.
This factsheet provides advice for parents to help keep their teenagers safe when they attend parties or events.
Learn about the harm minimisation approach and how to talk to teenagers about harm minimisation.
This factsheet provides information for parents on planning a party for teenagers.
This factsheet provides information that can assist readers in recognising the signs of drug use.
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.
These videos demonstrate how to talk to teens about drug use and motivate them to make changes.
This factsheet explores common myths about drugs and provides research based facts & statistics. Some may surprise you.
Video demonstration shows how parents can communicate effectively with teenagers about alcohol use.
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.
Understand how substance use, mental health and lifestyle beahaviours are related and how you can foster healthy habits.
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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