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This page from the National Centre for Farmer Health looks at whether farmers are at higher risk of alcohol related problems, and what farmers need to keep in mind to keep themselves healthy and safe.

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safety
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Farming is already a dangerous enough industry. This article from the National Centre for Farmer Health explores the topic of drugs and alcohol, and how this can make an impact on the safety on your farm.

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kava
australian

Direct from Positive Choices, this factsheet is perfect for teachers and parents. This page discusses what Kava is, where it comes from, and what effects it has on the body.

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tasmanian
youth
parents and families

In this video, Jonathan - a Lived Experience Speaker - talks about his experience of alcohol use, and how that has shaped his conversations about drugs with his children.This video is part of the Community Conversations project and is featured in the conversation 'Connecting through Conversation'.

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family violence
parents and families

In this video, Tonya talks about her experience with family violence and abuse, and her role as a carer in her family and worklife. She offers some advice for people in similar situations.This video is part of the Community Conversations project and is featured in the conversation 'Looking After You'.

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youth
australian
parents and families

Illicit drugs are never safe and the impact on your health and life can be harmful. Find out the risks to your health and read the Australian Government's Department of Health and Aged Care's tips for staying safe at events. Discover what you can do as parent or teacher to support teenagers and young people.

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tasmanian
north west tasmania
aboriginal and torres strait islander

The Alcohol and Other Drug Awareness (AOD) program is designed to deliver education, referral pathways and advocacy to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait community of Circular Head.

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vaping
youth
nicotine
australian
australian curriculum

This factsheet from the Department of Health Tasmania and the Department for Education, Children and Young People Tasmania features example images of vaping devices and important information that parents and teachers need to know.

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australian
community
stigma
types of drugs

Research published in Drug and Alcohol Review in December 2021 suggests a transformation in the public’s views on drugs over the past decade. But while Rebecca’s views apply to all illegal drugs, the general public draws a sharp distinction between different drugs. Learn about Rebecca's story and Australia's changing opinions in this article from the Sydney Morning Herald.

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parents and families
addiction
family violence
rural and remote
australian

The Family and Friend Support Programs are a set of online interventions and support packages designed by experts to help families and friends supporting a loved one who may be using ice, alcohol and/or other drugs. They also offer information and support for people who may be experiencing domestic and family violence, as well as people who are living in rural or remote regions.

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parents and families
addiction
quitting
talking with loved ones
treatment

Family Drug Support Online is designed to provide support for families and friends of people using drugs and alcohol - to help them become more resilient and better able to cope on their journey with the user.

The site offers different support for different circumstances. Where the drug use has been going on for some time, the site presents a series of video chapters about a family support group. The chapters are designed to be viewed in order. The group is led by family drug support specialist Tony Trimingham, OAM.

On the site, 'drugs' also includes alcohol, and 'families' includes friends of drug users.

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overdose
prevention
australian

All drug overdoses are preventable. This comprehensive factsheet from Overdose Awareness Day talks about the many ways we can work together to prevent overdose from happening.

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