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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 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.


This booklet series was funded by the Australian Government and developed by:

  • The Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use at the University of Sydney
  • National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre UNSW
  • National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University.

Year: 2014

Costs: Free

Evidence baseThis resource has undergone expert review.

Page last updated: Friday, 11 January 2019