Title

Review of illicit drug use among Indigenous peoples

Document Type

Report

Publisher

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

Place of Publication

Mt Lawley, Western Australia

School

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

Comments

Originally published as:

Catto, M., Thomson, N.. (2008). Review of illicit drug use among Indigenous peoples. Perth, WA: Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet.

Original article available here.

Abstract

The Review of illicit drug use among Indigenous peoples provides general information on illicit drug use in Australia and information on the social and historical context of particular relevance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Detailed information is provided on:

  • the levels of illicit drug use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • the harms to health and community caused by illicit drug use
  • the policies and strategies that aim to address illicit drug use
  • characteristics of effective alcohol and other drug services
  • possible barriers for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people when using services.

Access Rights

Free_to_read

 
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