Webinar: How to talk with teenagers about alcohol use

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Year: Year 5–6, Year 7–8, Year 9–10, Year 11–12
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National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, WA.


1 hour webinar recording and handout, available on demand.


Are you unsure how to start a conversation about alcohol use with teenagers? Or have questions about the most effective way to handle this topic? Informed by the latest research on prevention strategies, this webinar will provide practical advice that will be valuable for parents, school staff and others working with teenagers.


The webinar will:

  • Provide an overview of effective strategies for preventing teenage alcohol use;
  • Discuss effective ways to approach conversations about alcohol among young people; and
  • Provide suggestions for navigating common challenges.

Evidence Base

This webinar was developed by Professor Steve Allsop at the National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University, and informed by review of the research evidence on this topic. 

Page last reviewed: 5 November 2019. (Webinar conducted on 21/9/17)