Access keys | Skip to primary navigation | Skip to secondary navigation | Skip to content | Skip to footer |
Problems viewing this site
Link to Queensland Government (
Home | Site map | Contact us | for
Department of Education, Training and Employment
Health and Wellbeing > Health and wellbeing policy, procedures and guidelines >

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, an initiative of the Safe Night Out Strategy.

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

^ Top of page

This page was last reviewed on 09 Feb 2016 at 10:40AM

Copyright | Disclaimer | Privacy | Right to information | Access keys | Other languagesOther languages

© The State of Queensland (Department of Education and Training) 2016.

Queensland Government