- Alcohol and other drug education programs aim to delay or prevent people from starting to use alcohol and other drugs.
- For people who are already using alcohol and other drugs, education programs aim to provide factual information about the harms of alcohol and other drugs and help participants to use them in less risky ways.
- Alcohol and other drug education programs for school children aim to help them to make good decisions for themselves, while recognising the realities and challenges of young people’s lives.
- The Department of Education and Training has developed alcohol and other drug education programs for children in primary and secondary school.
- Adult alcohol and other drug education programs promote responsible drinking behaviour and teach people about the risks of certain drugs.
- Education programs can also be tailored to specific population groups, places or communities.
Alcohol and other drug education programs
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