For an initial understanding of alcohol and drugs in the workplace have a look at the following videos. This is a good starting point before you get into more detail.
This short video (1 min 53 secs) highlights the risks of workplace alcohol and drug use and the importance of stopping work and going home if you're under the influence.
This video (5 mins 47 secs) highlights the impact of alcohol on workplaces and identifies strategies to reduce alcohol-related harm. NCETA's Ken Pidd features from 4 mins 19 secs onwards talking about the important role of the workplace in reducing alcohol-related risks.
This video (6 mins 12 secs) looks at the impact of alcohol and drugs and identifies strategies that workplaces can use.
This video (5 mins 4 secs) looks at how drugs work on the brain affecting the way we feel (physically and mentally), think and behave.
A somewhat technical view (6 mins 9 secs) of how illicit drugs (e.g., cannabis, heroin, cocaine) interact with chemicals in the brain. Presented in a user-friendly and easy to understand way.
The Age & Sydney Morning Herald
A brief video (1 min 44 secs) using infographics to summarise key findings about the patterns and prevalence of alcohol and drug use in Australia.
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