Home > Drugs & alcohol drugs: what you need to know. Teacher version

Newton, Nicola C and Chapman, Cath and Stapinski, Lexine and Grummitt, L and Lawler, S and Allsop, Steve and McBride, Nyanda and Bryant, Z and Kay-Lambkin, Frances and Slade, Tim and Teesson, Maree (2019) Drugs & alcohol drugs: what you need to know. Teacher version. Sydney: The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use, University of Sydney.

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External website: http://www.positivechoices.org.au/

This information booklet is part of a series developed for teachers, parents and students. The Teacher booklet was developed to provide:

  • Accurate evidence-based information about illegal drugs, their use and effects;
  • Guidance about how to talk to a young person about illegal drugs, and ways to protect students against drug use and related harms;
  • Information about how to help someone who has taken an illegal drug;
  • Information about school-based drug prevention programs that have demonstrated positive outcomes in Australia.

[Positive Choices is an online portal to help school communities access accurate, up-to-date drug education resources and prevention programs. With input from teachers, parents and students across Australia we are compiling resources that are engaging, interactive, and proven to improve student wellbeing.]

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