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As a carer it is normal to worry about young people's safety, particularly when they become old enough to start going to parties, or to think about trying drugs. The good news is that you can help keep young people safe through their teenage years and beyond. This conversation will help you do just that.

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The Party Rules resource was developed to inform parents and young people about the legislation regarding holding functions and parties with alcohol, for those under 18 years of age.

Use the Printable checklist to plan your own party!

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Mocktails + Mastery is a book of non-alcoholic drink recipes with a sprinkle of related knowledge. Full to the brim with recipes for mocktails, this book examines drinking culture, how alcohol works in the body, and much more. Mocktails + Mastery is full of practical tips for feeling good and making delicious beverages.

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When someone adds alcohol or another drug to a person’s drink, without their knowledge or consent, then the drink is “spiked”. What happens if a drink is spiked, and what can you do? Learn more with this factsheet from Positive Choices.

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We want you to know the facts about drink spiking, so you can keep yourself and your friends safe! Drink spiking occurs when a person deliberately adds alcohol or another drug to someone’s drink without them knowing. Learn about drink spiking and what you can do in this factsheet from the Australian Drug Foundation.

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What is drink spiking? What are the symptoms? What should you do if you suspect someone has spiked your or someone else's drink? Learn the answers to these questions and more from Better Health.

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If your teenager wants to attend or host a party, what do you need to know as a parent or guardian to keep them safe and healthy? This factsheet from Positive Choices provides useful information to help you and your teens party safe.

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How do sober queer and trans folks party? LGBT community members in recovery share how they have a fun night out without feeling pressured to drink, smoke, or use.

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This video from TouchBase provides useful, down-to-earth tips about how to plan your partying to keep yourself safe and having a great time.

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It's easy for a few drinks to turn into too many... and for that to lead to feeling awful the next day. This article from Reach Out offers useful tips for enjoying yourself within your own limits.

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Partying with friends is one of the best ways to create great memories, but having a good time doesn’t have to mean rolling the dice with your own safety.

The key to partying smart is thinking ahead and being aware. Take a look at this factsheet from Reach Out to get started.

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Festivals, clubbing and parties can be lots of fun, but they can also get out of control. This factsheet from Headspace provides down-to-earth tips for keeping young people and their friends safe during parties.

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