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Drug education and intervention

This information provides guidance to principals regarding the implementation of drug education and intervention programs in schools.

Schools are responsible for teaching young people about the harmful effects of alcohol, tobacco and other drug use as a key preventative measure in the ongoing effort to address drug-related harm.

The department, in conjunction with the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority, has developed the Alcohol and other drugs education program to support schools.

State school principals make decisions regarding how the program is implemented in their context.

Additional information is located at the Alcohol and other drugs education program website with specialist resources available for state schools via the Learning Place.

When planning for your school:

Drug intervention measures

In response to drug-related incidents in schools, a school makes decisions regarding responses and consequences in line with their responsible behaviour plan for students.

In developing responses to drug-related incidents:

Online resources

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