For Schools

For Schools

Professional Development

sdecc provide professional development and support for educators and other professionals working with young people.

sdecc can provide drug and alcohol psychoeducation workshops to educators and wellbeing staff working with young people. To find out more, contact us on 02 9977 0711 or


Preventure is a school-based targeted intervention aimed at reducing drug and alcohol use and improving emotional well-being. The program is evidence based and has achieved positive results in both Canada and Australia.

sdecc are accredited to provide the Preventure program for schools.

We are experienced in providing evidence based counselling and support for young people impacted by substance use and any co-occurring mental health issues and their families.

sdecc accept referrals from schools within our catchment area of Northern Sydney, You can refer a student with their informed consent. You can also suggest that parents reach out to sdecc for support if they are concerned about substance use and any co-occurring mental health concerns for their child.

sdecc is accredited by the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS).

What schools say about sdecc

“Humorous, realistic and relevant to our work.”

“Very informative, interesting and practical.”

“A frank, honest, non-judgemental approach.”

“Loved the “myth busters” and real life examples relevant to my work.”

“Pitched at the relevant level for teachers.”