Webinar: Alcohol, MDMA and Cannabis Use: Impact on the Adolescent Brain



This webinar is for teachers, school staff, parents and others who are interested in understanding the effect of drugs on the adolescent brain. It will explore the development of adolescent brain and how this process is interrupted by the use of alcohol, MDMA and cannabis. It will also provide information on harm reduction strategies that parents and teachers can implement amongst teenagers, in order to reduce harm.


This webinar will provide:

  • Information on the development of the adolescent brain
  • Information on how alcohol, MDMA and cannabis use interferes with the development of the brain

Evidence Base

This webinar will be developed by Ms Jennifer Debenham at the Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use, University of Sydney. It will be informed by a review of research evidence on this topic.

Date and Time

Date: 11th October 2019

TIme: 12.00pm-1.00pm (AEDT)

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