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What's the deal? Cannabis facts for parents booklet

This is an excellent booklet for any parent who wants to learn more about cannabis and its risks and effects on the health and well-being of their teenager/young person.

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What's the deal? Talking with a young person about cannabis booklet

A short booklet designed to provide information and tips for effectively raising the issue of cannabis use with a young person. Practical, simple and thorough, it is a resource that will build your confidence in addressing what can be confronting issue.

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What's the deal? Cannabis facts for young people booklet

This booklet is a great guide for young people on what cannabis is, how it works, and the effect it has on the mind and body. It also includes some simple information on cannabis and the law and driving stoned.

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Fast facts on cannabis booklet

Quick and simple booklet on the key facts about cannabis. A great resource to have in health and community centres, schools, or for personal use as a parent, friend or user.

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Fast facts on mental health & cannabis booklet

A quick and easy overview of the various mental health impacts associated with cannabis use.

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Fast facts on cannabis & driving booklet

This short booklet highlights the key dangers of driving while under the influence of cannabis, and emphasises the increased risk of motor vehicle crashes.

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Fast facts on synthetic cannabinoids booklet

Synthetic cannabis has become popular in Australia in recent years, but do users really understand the dangers? This booklet looks at what synthetic cannabinoids are, how they work and the harms they can cause to people who use them.

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Concerned about someone's cannabis use? Fast Facts on how to help booklet

This booklet provides easy tips and actions to follow if you want to help someone who is using cannabis.

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Cannabis and consequences II - education package

A downloadable cannabis education package for secondary schools with 12 classroom activities. The package draws on the latest research and evidence in understanding cannabis use, particularly regarding mental health implications for young people. The activities have educative outcomes in mind and cover four key areas: prevalence; facts about cannabis; impacts, consequences and variables; and helping and resources. Optional assessment tasks are included and detailed instructions and resources for each activity ensure teachers from a range of disciplines are able to facilitate class participation.

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MAKINGtheLINK student program

MAKINGtheLINK is a curriculum-based program for schools to promote helpseeking for cannabis use and mental health problems, based on evidence-based research and developed in collaboration with teachers and students. This is a download-only program, which you can access by clicking on the 'Download digital copy' below. You can also view the MAKINGtheLINK Mates Help Mates videos here or order the DVD below.

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MAKINGtheLINK parent workshop

The MAKINGtheLINK Parent Workshop educates parents about the adolescent barriers to seeking help for cannabis-related problems and how to minimise them. It explains what kinds of help there is available in school and in the community, how to access it and how they can help as parents. It promotes parents as important helpers, and teaches them how to assist and motivate young people to seek professional help. The multimedia vodcasts model to parents how they can talk to teenagers about difficult issues, such as substance use, and are available on the NCPIC YouTube channel.

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MAKINGtheLINK Indigenous program

This package is an educational resource incorporating a series of activities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander school-aged students, to encourage them to seek help for problems related to drug use and mental health.

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Young people and cannabis use training package

A self-directed learning package for youth sector workers to help them learn how to engage with young people with cannabis use issues.

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What is cannabis? booklet

Part of a suite of easy-to-read, illustrated resources that are designed for people with low literacy skills. This booklet explains what cannabis is and how it works.

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Cannabis and the law booklet

Part of a suite of easy-to-read, illustrated resources that are designed for people with low literacy skills. This booklet explains the laws on cannabis in Australia.

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Cannabis and addiction booklet

Part of a suite of easy-to-read, illustrated resources that are designed for people with low literacy skills. This booklet explains that cannabis is addictive, what addiction means and the symptoms of withdrawal.

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Cannabis and the law poster

Part of a suite of easy-to-read, illustrated resources that are designed for people with low literacy skills. This poster depicts the possible legal implications of using cannabis.

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Cannabis and addiction poster

Part of a suite of easy-to-read, illustrated resources that are designed for people with low literacy skills. This poster simply explains that cannabis can be addictive.

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Cannabis and motivation poster

Part of a suite of easy-to-read, illustrated resources that are designed for people with low literacy skills. This poster depicts how cannabis can affect motivation.

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Bulletin 13: Synthetic cannabinoids: The Australian experience

NCPIC produces regular bulletins on a variety of cannabis-related topics, including the latest cannabis research by the Centre and its consortium partners.

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Bulletin 12: Self-managed change from problematic cannabis use

NCPIC produces regular bulletins on a variety of cannabis-related topics, including the latest cannabis research by the Centre and its consortium partners.

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Bulletin 10: Young people and cannabis in the Western Pacific region

NCPIC produces regular bulletins on a variety of cannabis-related topics, including the latest cannabis research by the Centre and its consortium partners.

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Bulletin 9: CLIMATE/CRUfAD* Schools: cannabis prevention programs

NCPIC produces regular bulletins on a variety of cannabis-related topics, including the latest cannabis research by the Centre and its consortium partners.

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Bulletin 6: Cannabis use prevention methods in Australian schools

NCPIC produces regular bulletins on a variety of cannabis-related topics, including the latest cannabis research by the Centre and its consortium partners.

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Bulletin 2: The management of cannabis use in Australian general practice

NCPIC produces regular bulletins on a variety of cannabis-related topics, including the latest cannabis research by the Centre and its consortium partners.

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