This resource has undergone expert review.

Resource Overview

Time Allocated

Partial lesson (under 45mins)





Content Especially Suited For

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders

Not Our Way Video - Ice

Not Our Way


Year: Year 9–10, Year 11–12
Targeted Drugs:


New South Wales Police Force.


Video length: Under 6 minutes.

The Not Our Way Video - Ice shows the stories of individuals that had specifically used ice, and covers the impact of use on self, family, culture and community, as well as how to get help. This video has been developed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and has useful information to support people in dealing with family members and friends who are taking methamphetamines.

Other Resources in this series include:

Expected Benefits

  • Increased knowledge about harms associated with the misuse of methamphetamines (ice).

Evidence Base

Expert Review*:
This resource was developed by NSW Police through consultation with members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and agencies in metropolitan and rural locations across NSW. These videos provide practical information about the effects of misusing methamphetamines on self, family, culture and community with clear prevention messages for young people. The video touches on components of the Australian Health and Physical Education curriculum, including social influences, social consequences, and support-seeking.

* Review produced by researchers at the Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use at the University of Sydney.

Page last reviewed: 7 November 2019.