Think Twice

Did you know that the average age of experimentation with alcohol is as young as 14 years of age?

‘Think Twice’ helps upper primary students explore a range of issues around the social, legal and physical consequences of alcohol consumption, giving them the knowledge and skills to use if faced with making decisions related to alcohol in the future.

If your child took part in Think Twice, download this parent fact sheet and continue learning at home.

What did they learn?
In this module, students explore issues relating to alcohol including:

  • The effect alcohol has on the body systems
  • Myths such as, that alcohol isn't as bad as other drugs, or that drinking makes you cool, and facts about alcohol,
  • Physical, social, legal and financial repercussions of drinking alcohol
  • Reasons why people choose not to drink alcohol.

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Alcohol in the body

Talking about alcohol with your children is a critical part of equipping them to make healthy choices. This video is a great start. It shows how our bodies process alcohol and what happens when we have too much. WARNING: You might want to watch this video first before sharing with your kids.

Parent resources

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How to talk to your children about alcohol
Expert advice on how and when to have discussions with your children
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Why do you drink alcohol?
Enlist the help of Dr Justin Coulson when answering this curly question.
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