Resources for Parents

a list of useful websites that allow parents to further explore

Under each logo is a link to the website, click the links to explore at your interest.

This is the leading Australian resource for school communities and substance use.

The Student Wellbeing Hub is an Australian Government Department of Education and Training initiative that aims to create safe, supportive and respectful learning and teaching communities throughout Australia.

"Cracks in the Ice" is an online toolkit providing trusted, evidence-based, and up-to-date information about crystal methamphetamine (ice) for the Australian community. Cracks in the Ice was developed in collaboration with, and is currently managed by research staff at the Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use.

Generation Next is a grassroots not-for-profit organisation focused on providing education and social advocacy in the area of the mental health and wellbeing of young people.

Your Room is a joint initiative by NSW Health and St Vincent's Alcohol and Drug Information Service, to provide information and support to Australians about drugs and alcohol.

The Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre is committed to building the capacity of the Alcohol and other Drugs (AOD) workforce, promoting evidence-informed practice across sectors, and encouraging greater integration between policy, practice and research by providing high quality, relevant and up-to-date information. The Knowledge Centre provides expert advice on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander portal of Positive Choices and endorses the Positive Choices portal.

The Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) is one of Australia’s leading bodies committed to preventing and minimising alcohol and other drug harms in Australian communities.

Exploring Teens is Australia's online directory for parents of teenagers. It provides a centralised resource to assist parents to find the help they need, to help their teens. There is information, support and ideas to help navigate the teenage years.

WellMob is a website that brings together online wellbeing resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people including videos, apps, podcasts, websites, social media and online programs. WellMob provides information and links to more than 200 culturally relevant wellbeing resources suitable for frontline health workers to use with clients and their communities.

The Prevention and Early Intervention in Mental Illness and Substance Use Centre of Research Excellence (PREMISE) was funded in 2018 by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council. It brings together leading prevention and early intervention research and translation programs in mental health and addiction across five Australian universities: the University of Sydney, UNSW Sydney, the University of Melbourne, the University of Newcastle, and Deakin University.

The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) is a leading Australian Research institution that is internationally recognised as a Research Centre of Excellence. The Centre was established at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in 1986 and is funded by the Australian government as part of its National Drug Strategy.

Support for family members of someone who is using substances.


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