Alcohol and Drug Foundation
Preventing alcohol and other drug harms in Australia
Alcohol & Drug Information Service (ADIS)
Phone: 02 9361 8000 or 1800 422 599 (outside Metropolitan area) 24 hours, 7days
Alternative to Meds Centre – How to Help Teens Overcome Substance Abuse (blog)(ATMC, USA)
A FREE website that connects people in need with housing, a meal, money help, family violence support, counselling and much more.
Daniel Morcombe Foundation
FREE Help Me!’ Mobile App
Domestic Violence Resource Centre
Bursting The Bubble
What’s OK at Home – What family violence is; what’s OK and what is not OK.
Managing Teen Drinking, Schoolies, Standard Drinks Calculator, and more.
Drug Testing Kits [Note: NHW cannot endorse a product or service. We can simply bring them to your attention. You must do your own research.]
Drug and Alcohol Research & Training (Australia) (DARTA)
Fact Sheets (young people, parents, teachers)
Such as: How do you look after a vomiting drunk friend?
Drug Free Australia
Promoting illicit drug prevention initiatives nationally
Drug Information Library
Drug Information Line
Phone: 1300 85 85 84
DrugRehab.com (Advanced Recovery Systems)
Information and support to people fighting addiction and substance abuse. [Note: NHW cannot endorse a product or service. We can simply bring them to your attention. You must do your own research.]
Teen Drug and Alcohol Abuse
A Substance Abuse Guide for Parents
Fight The New Drug
Help us educate about the harmful effects of Porn – example of a USA organisation.
Kids Help Line
Phone: 1800 55 1800
Kids Help Line (age 5 to 12)
National Centre Against Bullying (NCAB)
National Children’s & Youth Law Centre (NCYLC)
FREE legal service for Australian children and young people (and their advocates), providing legal information, advice and referrals by email
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism – Talk to your Child About Alcohol (Fact Sheet) (NIAAA, USA)
National Youth Mental Health Foundation Headspace
Online youth mental health professional counselling (ages 12 to 25)
NSW Department of Education
NSW anti-bullying website
Resources and information for schools, parents and carers, and students.
NSW Department of Health
Teenagers talking to parents about drugs/ Fact Sheets
National Drugs Campaign
[A joint initiative by NSW Health and St Vincent’s Alcohol and Drug Information Service]
A place to get facts about alcohol and other drugs
NSW Family & Community Services
If you feel unsafe at home, housing, protection, resources.
Alcohol – Useful Resources
(we like ‘Your Room”: A Place to get Facts about Alcohol & Other Drugs)
NSW Justice – Juvenile Justice
Youth on Track
Early intervention scheme
Information for families
eg My child has been questioned by Police
Party Safety & Registration
Video and Tips to Stay Safe
NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian
NSW Streetsmart published by Countrywide Australia
NSW Streetsmart Online Handbook
Street Smarthandbook – practical life guide for 16 and 17 yr old school leavers, designed to help prepare today’s youth for life after school. Topics – from sexual health & effects of drug and alcohol abuse, to legal rights and applying for a loan.
Office of the eSafety Commissioner
Helping young people have safe, positive experiences online
Teacher-led Online Resources (Yr 4+)
Practical tips, smartphones, ‘Parent’s guide to online safety’ pdf to download, cyberbullying, nudes & sexting, social networking, online pornography, online gaming, privacy, etc.
Report offensive or illegal content
How to tell if you have a drug problem
State Library of NSW
Drug Info Pamphlet Collection (Resources)
Raising Children Network
Teens Alcohol and Other Drugs
Services, resources and other links
Rail Safety for Schools
Victoria State Government
Better Health Channel
Drugs and Teenagers
Organisation representing youth homelessness in Australia
Link 2 Home
Info & referral service to assist homeless people and those at risk of homelessness.
Phone: 1800 152 152
Youth Law Australia
Passports & traveling overseas
As well as the above, various topics: Cars & Driving; Courts, Police & the Law; Teen Issues; School; Health, Love & Sex; Public Transport; Internet, Phones & Technology; Violence & Harm; Money, Tax & Welfare; Employment; Getting Official Documents; At Home, Parents & Family.
To prevent unintentional injury of young Australians