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Young People

strong and resilient young people
No alcohol or drugs is the safest choice for Young People.

Alcohol and other drugs can weaken our spirit and our mind.

This can affect our emotional, social, spiritual and physical wellbeing and weaken our connection to family, community, culture and country.

Youth Support

Looking after Family and Friends

  • Stay together safely
  • Contact a trusted adult that can help
  • If someone experiences any bad effects or passes out make sure you call and ambulance straight way. Dial triple zero (000)

Drugs and Alcohol

This content is currently being updated by our Aboriginal Youth Reference Group.

Meanwhile, for information on alcohol or drugs.

Keeping Safe

There is no safe level of alcohol and other drug use.
However, if you do use alcohol or other drugs, here are some ways to stay safe:

  • Eat a proper meal before you start, and eat snacks while drinking.
  • Look out for your mates and ask them to look out for you (stick together).
  • Don't drink or use alone, but if you do, make sure you're in a safe place.
  • Have a plan to get home, make sure your phone is charged and has credit.
  • Try not to mix drinks, or take drugs while you are drinking.
  • Avoid taking shots or rounds, drink at your own pace (sip not scull).


Our inner spirit is the centre of our being and emotions.
When our inner spirit feels strong our mind feels strong.
When our spirit feels tangled our mind feels tangled.
Strong Inner Spirit is what keeps people healthy and keeps them connected together.
Strong Inner Spirit keeps our family strong, our community strong and our country alive

More Information

If you feel like you want help with your alcohol or drug use or if you're worried about a family member or friend's use, there are services out there you can yarn with.

Remember there is no shame in asking for help.

If you are interested in reading about our current youth campaign, please head to our campaigns page.