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Handbook for Aboriginal alcohol and drug work

Posted on: 20 June, 2012
Issue: Vol 12 No 2, April 2012 – June 2012
Related to Alcohol use Illicit drug use Tobacco use Volatile substance use

Lee K, Freeburn B, Ella S, Miller W, Perry J, Conigrave K, eds. (2012)
Handbook for Aboriginal alcohol and drug work
Sydney: University of Sydney

This handbook provides everyday practical information for working in the field of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) with a focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients. It is based on the clinical and cultural experiences of the authors who have worked in a range of settings from large urban environments through to small remote communities.
Contained in the handbook is information on AOD work, including:

  • clinical treatment
  • prevention
  • early intervention
  • harm reduction.

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