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Key facts: Volatile substance use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

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

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

Key facts: Volatile substance 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 Volatile substance use (VSU):

  • population ratio of VSU among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • the reduction rate of VSU in regional and remote communities from 2005 to 2014
  • hospitalisation ratio
  • the availability of low aromatic fuel in Australia and its role in VSU reduction
  • effective solutions to reduce demand in the long term.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract