Looking for a good place to start learning about drug facts? Visit the Your Room A-Z listing of drugs to find information on many common drugs and their effects.
You're about to talk to your children about alcohol and other drugs. Let's get started. Get practical tips and tricks in this factsheet from the Australian Drug Foundation.
This information booklet is part of a series developed for teachers, parents and students. The Parent booklet was developed to provide:
Discovering that your child or family member has tried or is using drugs may be upsetting. You are not alone. Not all drug use leads to problems and help is always available for you and your loved one. Find more information in this factshet from Your Room.
What is vaping? Why do people do it? How can you help a young person quit if they're vaping? Find the answers to these questions and more in this factsheet from the Australian Drug Foundation.
See how alcohol affects the brain from front to back in this 1 minute video from NSW health. Alcohol reduces brain activity and if you’re under 25, can have a long-lasting impact on how your brain develops.
This factsheet from Drug Aware shares strategies and tools to equip young people with the appropriate skills to successfully refuse drugs in various situations they may face as a teenager and young adult.
Many parents worry about whether their son or daughter is using illegal drugs and what they should do about it. Parents can play a role in keeping young people safe from the risks of all substance misuse. Learn more in this factsheet from Parent Link.
As we get older and our bodies change, our ability to tolerate alcohol changes too. The changes you face as you get older are important to understand when thinking about drinking alcohol. Different health issues may develop as you age. Learn more about how alcohol can affect an older person in this factsheet from DrinkWise.
What legislation covers the topic of young people and alcohol, and what does that legislation mean? Learn about youth and alcohol laws in this factsheet from Tasmania Police.
This resource is for family or friends of young people aged 12-25 years. It aims to: answer common questions about alcohol and other drugs (AOD), provide practical information about what you can do if you are worried about your young person using AOD, and give guidance on supporting a young person who is experiencing problems related to AOD.
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.