- Get Help
- Cannabis & You
20 things to do instead of smoking weed!
We know from the research there are some proven techniques to help overcome cannabis cravings for those trying to quit. Cravings come in waves and tend to only be strong for about 20 minutes, so if someone can push through the danger zone, the cannabis cravings start to become less intense and less frequent. Enter the four D’s: distract, delay, deep-breathing and de-catastrophize. The first of these – distraction – is the most important tool in your mental toolkit to riding the waves of those cravings.
Here are 20 things you can do to entertain your brain and body that don’t involve smoking weed. Maybe you’ve tried some of them before, or perhaps there’s something you’ve always been meaning to try but have never got around to – now’s your chance to give it a go!Learn More
NCPIC celebrates NAIDOC week 3-10 July
National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) Week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities but by Australians from all walks of life.
This year, NAIDOC week is held from 3-10 July, and its’ theme is Songlines: the living narrative of our nation.Learn More
5 things every parent needs to know about weed
As a parent, there may be no bigger worry than wondering if your child is using drugs and just how you can help them and keep them safe if you find they are experimenting or using regularly.
Here are five tips to help you manage your suspicions and maintain a good relationship with your kidsLearn More
Cannabis addiction: lost in the haze
NCPIC launches new 'Joint Effort Quit app' to support people struggling with cannabis addiction to cut down or quit.Learn More
Putting the brakes on blazed drivers
A National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NCPIC) internet poll of over 4,600 Australians has revealed that of those who have recently used cannabis, almost 70% have driven while still under the influence of the drug.Learn More
The Chatterbox Trials: a game that tests coordination, speed, reaction time, brain power and memory. Do you have what it takes? Check out our toolbox for help with decision-making.