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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.

By default results that have the highest evidence rating, and are Australia-based, are displayed first.

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Aspire: Smoking Prevention Program

An interactive online program for teenagers that aims to prevent uptake of smoking, and reduce use for current smokers.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Drug Scene Investigators

Drug Scene Investigators

Collect evidence from witnesses, crime scenes and laboratory experiments in order to solve drug-related mysteries.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
N-Squad

N-Squad

Help solve a hit-and-run by gathering evidence, interpreting data, conducting experiments and consulting with experts.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
A Plaguing Problem

The Reconstructors: A Plaguing Problem

Help solve drug-related crimes by gathering evidence and interpreting data, while learning how opioids affect the body.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Nothing to Rave About

The Reconstructors: Nothing to Rave About

Help solve drug-related crimes by gathering evidence and interpreting data while learning how stimulants affect the body

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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The Reconstructors: Uncommon Scents

Help solve drug-related crimes by gathering evidence and interpreting data, while learning how inhalants affect the body

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Alcohol Factsheet

Alcohol: Factsheet

Alcohol is the most commonly used drug in Australia. Learn about the effects and risks associated with drinking.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Tags: booze, grog
Benzodiazepine medication

Benzodiazepines: Factsheet

Get accurate, up-to-date information about Benzodiazepine medications, including risks, effects and appropriate use.

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Caffeine & Energy Drinks: Factsheet

How much caffeine is safe? Learn about the immediate and long-term risks of heavy caffeine and energy drink consumption.

Year: Year 1–2, Year 3–4, Year 5–6, Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Cannabis plant

Cannabis: Factsheet

Cannabis can affect the body and mind. Learn about the different immediate and long-term effects of using cannabis.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Cannabis information and support

Cannabis Information & Support: Factsheets

Comprehensive information about cannabis in English, Arabic and Vietnamese.

Cannabis yarns

Cannabis Yarns

Stories and information about the impact of cannabis on Aboriginal communities and culture.

Dangers of cocaine

Cocaine: Factsheet

Accurate, up-to-date information about cocaine, including its effects and associated risks in the short and long term.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Talk to Someone

Do something about it: Getting Help Series

Answers common questions about seeing a psychologist or school counsellor, and how they can help.

Drug Education Booklets

Drug Education: Student Booklet

Get the facts about illegal drugs.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Teenage drug use

Drugs and the Law

Understand the legal consequences of drug use, and some of the variables that influence the severity of an offence.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Ecstasy pill

Ecstasy and Pills: Factsheet

Learn about the varied short and long-term effects of taking Ecstasy/MDMA, and the risks involved with its consumption.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Tags: E, pills, pingers, eccy
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Effects of Cannabis on the Teenage Brain

Ever wondered how memory and mood are controlled by the brain? Find out how cannabis affects how the brain is wired.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Psychoactive Substances

Emerging Drugs: Factsheet

Many ‘new’ drugs have arrived on the market. Learn about New and Emerging Drugs, or "legal highs", and their effects.

Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
What your GP can help you with

Getting Help from a GP (Doctor)

Visiting a doctor can be daunting. This video explains the problems GPs can help with, and what young people can expect.

Year: Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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