Webinar - Personality-targeted interventions for prevention: the Preventure program

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Resource Overview


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Freely available

Content Especially Suited For

High-risk students


NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW.



1 hour Webinar recording; Available on demand.


This webinar will provide attendees with information about personality targeted drug prevention in schools and introduce attendees to the Preventure program. 


This webinar will provide:

  • Overview of the evidence-base behind brief, coping skills interventions for adolescents targeting personality risk factors
  • Increased understanding of personality risk markers for substance use and mental health problems in adolescence
  • Orientation to targeted school-based prevention including information about implementing the Preventure program in Australia.

Evidence Base

This webinar was developed by A/Prof Nicola Newton and Erin Kelly at the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW and informed by review of the research evidence on this topic. The Preventure program was developed by Professor Patricia Conrod. For more information, see our resource page for the Preventure program