6 episodes

Our series of podcasts features experts talking about a range of issues related to young people, alcohol and other drugs, such as the new Victorian secondary supply legislation, cannabis, safe parties, alcohol related harm and effective communication.

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Our series of podcasts features experts talking about a range of issues related to young people, alcohol and other drugs, such as the new Victorian secondary supply legislation, cannabis, safe parties, alcohol related harm and effective communication.

    What are the long & short-term effects of cannabis use?

    What are the long & short-term effects of cannabis use?

    In this podcast, Professor Dan Lubman discusses:
    - What is cannabis and how does it affect your brain?
    - What are the long and short term effects of cannabis on your mental and physical health, especially for young people?
    - What can I do if I am concerned about my smoking habits or the effect it is having on my life?
    - How do I approach a friend that I am worried about?

    Professor Dan Lubman has worked across mental health and drug treatment settings in both the UK and Australia. He is Director of Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre, and Professor of Addiction Studies and Services at Monash University.

    • 12 min
    Talking to your child about cannabis

    Talking to your child about cannabis

    This podcast is the first of two podcasts on the facts on cannabis for any adult looking to support young people.

    This first podcast features Dr. Michael Carr-Gregg talking about how to communicate effectively with young people about cannabis.

    Michael works in private practice as a nationally registered child and adolescent psychologist, specialising in the area of parenting adolescents and adolescent mental health.
    He is a founding member of the National Centre Against Bullying, a Director of The Cooperative Research Centre for Young People, Technology and Wellbeing, columnist for a number of publications, and a published author amongst many other things.

    • 24 min
    Safe Parties and Duty of Care

    Safe Parties and Duty of Care

    Wendy Cowling (Youth Advisory Unit, Victoria Police) on safe parties and duty of care.

    Our series of podcasts features experts talking about a range of issues related to young people and alcohol, such as the new Victorian secondary supply legislation, safe parties, alcohol related harm and effective communication.

    • 9 min
    Secondary Supply Laws in Victoria

    Secondary Supply Laws in Victoria

    Sondra Davoren (Legal Policy Advisor, Cancer Council Victoria) on alcohol laws, permission and enforcement.

    Our series of podcasts features experts talking about a range of issues related to young people and alcohol, such as the new Victorian secondary supply legislation, safe parties, alcohol related harm and effective communication.

    • 8 min
    Communicating with Young People About Alcohol

    Communicating with Young People About Alcohol

    Michael Carr-Gregg (Child Psychologist) on communicating with young people about alcohol.

    Our series of podcasts feature experts talking about a range of issues related to young people and alcohol, such as the new Victorian secondary supply legislation, safe parties, alcohol related harm and effective communication.

    • 11 min
    Alcohol and Young People

    Alcohol and Young People

    Geoff Munro (Policy Director, Australian Drug Foundation) on alcohol and young people.
    Our series of podcasts feature experts talking about a range of issues related to young people and alcohol, such as the new Victorian secondary supply legislation, safe parties, alcohol related harm and effective communication.

    • 7 min

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