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Teacher information: What you need to know about drugs and alcohol

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This information booklet provides teachers with evidence-based information about drugs and alcohol as well guidance on how to protect students against drug and alcohol related harms.

Summary: 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 drug and alcohol use and the associated effects
  • Guidance on how to talk to a young person about drugs and alcohol and ways to protect students against drug and alcohol related harms
  • Information about school-based drug and alcohol prevention programs that have demonstrated positive outcomes in Australia.

Access the parent booklet.

Access the student booklet.

Developers: This booklet series was funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care and developed by:

Year: 2019

Costs: Free

Evidence baseThis resource has undergone expert review.

Page last reviewed: Thursday, 6 April 2023