To help ensure that the information DARTA provides when visiting school communities is able to be accessed by a wider audience, Paul Dillon has produced two podcasts. In both he discusses a range of issues dealing with alcohol and other drugs and they are based on his blogs of the same names, one developed for young people and the other for parents.

The Real Deal on Drugs with Paul Dillon

Doing Drugs with Paul Dillon

This podcast series is for parents and examines some of the issues relating to alcohol and other drugs that many are likely to face as their child enters adolescence. This is a period of increased risk-taking, with young people wired to push against boundaries and keen to establish their own identities. Providing practical advice and strategies, it has been developed to assist parents to safely navigate through this often-challenging time.

Looking for information or support services on alcohol or drugs?

If you or a friend or family member needs assistance in this area, Alcohol and Drug Information Services (ADIS) are available in every state and territory. Each of these are each staffed by trained professionals who can help with your query and provide confidential advice or refer you to an appropriate service in your area.

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