A range of resources are available from this website to support PDHPE students and teachers.
A range of free resources, including A quick guide to drugs and alcohol, pamphlets and research guides are available from this website to support PDHPE students. These resources directly address curriculum outcomes relating to the study of drugs and alcohol.
These electronic and print resources also provide students with the opportunity to analyse and evaluate health services and information which is designed to address the needs of young people.
Key resources for students and teachers
A quick guide to drugs and alcohol, 2nd edition
This reference book contains information on a range of different legal and illegal drugs, drug effects, drugs and driving, pregnancy, treatment, statistics, drugs and the law and where to go for help and further information.
It is available to download online or to borrow from your local NSW public library.
A - Z of drugs
An alphabetical index to information about a range of different legal and illegal drugs, indexed by proper and some popular street names.
The following research guides have been prepared to help your research:
- Drug and alcohol research guide - State Library of NSW
A research guide to finding information about alcohol and legal and illicit drugs for PDHPE students.
- Drug statistics, trends & policies - State Library of NSW
A research guide to finding statistics, trends and policies about alcohol and legal and illicit drugs.
- How to analyse and assess online health information - State Library of NSW
A research guide about how to analyse and assess health information on the internet.
Drug and alcohol issues
Pamphlets and factsheets
Visit the Your Room website for drug and alcohol pamphlets, posters and factsheets to order or download.
Standard drink information
Visit our section on standard drinks and the Australian Alcohol Guidelines to learn about standard drinks.
Drug Info also produces a 'Know Your Standards' business card sized pocket guide which features illustrated standard drink measurements for light beer, full strength beer, red/white wine, champagne, spirits (shots and pre-mix) and cider (middy and bottle) as well as tips to keep safe.
Pocket guides are available to order for PDHPE teachers, school libraries, public libraries and other organisations.