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Key facts: Illicit drug use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Posted on: 17 July, 2017
Issue: Vol 17 No 3, July 2017 – September 2017
Related to Illicit drug use

Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre (2017)
Key facts: Illicit drug use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Perth, WA: Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

Key facts: Illicit drug use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is an infographic developed by the Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drug Knowledge Centre. The infographic reports a number of key national facts about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and illicit drug use:

  • percentage of users in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population
  • the most commonly used illicit drugs
  • health and social impacts of cannabis, injecting drugs and amphetamine
  • treatment services
  • elements of effective alcohol and drug program services.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract