Drinking and Your Health

Teachers’ notes

Teachers' notes

Crossroads : personal development and health education course for Stage 6 students is a mandatory course for students in Public Schools. These materials may also provide a valuable resource for Pastoral Care courses in non-government schools.

For additional resources visit the PDHPE curriculum support page.


Effects of drugs on the individual:physical, psychological, social, economic, emotional

Levels of drug use for the individual: no use (abstinence), safer use, hazardous use, harmful Use

Drug-free ways of handling situations: pain (physical and mental), sadness and depression, tiredness, stress, alienation, boredom, escape

Effects of drug use on behaviour