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Drug and alcohol information for young people

Learn about drug and alcohol issues affecting young people, resources for students, and where to go for help.

Young people and alcohol and other drugs

Find out about alcohol and other drugs, their effects, how young people come to use them, and sources of help and support. 

Respect your brain

This animated video series focuses on the impact of three drugs commonly used in Australia and explores the way these drugs affect a young person’s developing brain.

Mental health

Find information about drugs and alcohol and mental health.

School resources

Resources for schools, students and teachers related to drugs and alcohol.

Test your knowledge

A game to test your knowledge of drugs and alcohol from NSW Health.

Coping with aggression, alcohol and drug use in the home

A free guide for teenagers to help them understand their right to feel safe, how to cope and find appropriate support.

Read more about drugs and alcohol

Quick guide to drugs & alcohol

An easy to read reference book with information on a range of drugs, drug effects, drugs and driving, pregnancy, treatment, statistics, drugs and the law and where to go for help and further information.

A to Z of Drugs

An alphabetical listing of common drugs and their street names.

Drugs and the law

Alcohol, tobacco and young people

Find information about the law relating to alcohol, tobacco and young people.

Drugs in schools

Find information about drugs in schools and the law, including teachers' powers in public and private schools.