Topics: Alcohol use

This list is a topic specific collection of information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. It includes peer reviewed original articles and reports and non-peer reviewed summaries or reviews published in the HealthBulletin. Journal articles, reports and other publications, conference presentations, theses, resources and websites published or presented elsewhere are also included. Please see the about section for further information.

Indigenous Chronic Disease Package

The Commonwealth government has contributed $805.5 million to deliver the Indigenous Chronic Disease Package, as part of the COAG National Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap in Indigenous Health Outcomes.


The harmful use of alcohol amongst Indigenous Australians (peer reviewed)

Wilson M, Stearne A, Gray D, Saggers S The harmful use of alcohol amongst Indigenous Australians. Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin 10(2). Retrieved [access date] from http://healthbulletin.org.au/articles/The-harmful-use-of-alcohol-amongst-Indigenous-Australians


Evidence-based alcohol screening and brief intervention in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services: experiences of health-care providers

Clifford A, Shakeshaft A (2010) Evidence-based alcohol screening and brief intervention in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services: experiences of health-care providers. Drug and Alcohol Review;Early View:(1-8)


Improving coordination of care for Aboriginal people with mental health, alcohol and drug use problems: progress report on an ongoing collaborative action research project

Kowanko I, de Crespigny C, Murray H, Ah Kit J, Prideaux C, et al. (2009) Improving coordination of care for Aboriginal people with mental health, alcohol and drug use problems: progress report on an ongoing collaborative action research project. Australian Journal of Primary Health;15(4):341-347


Review of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-controlled alcohol and other drugs sector in Queensland

18 September, 2009 | Posted in Vol 9 No 3, July 2009 - September 2009  Substance use  Alcohol use  

Gray D, Green M, Saggers S, Wilkes E (2009) Review of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-controlled alcohol and other drugs sector in Queensland. Brisbane: Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council


The importance and challenges of assessing cognition in Indigenous Australians

Dingwall K, Cairney S (2009) The importance and challenges of assessing cognition in Indigenous Australians. Australasian Psychiatry;17(S1):S47 – S50


Beyond addiction: connections to the future – Drug and Alcohol Nurses of Australasia 2009 Conference

Drug and Alcohol Nurses of Australasia (DANA) aims to provide leadership to nurses and midwives with a professional interest in alcohol, tobacco and other drug issues.


Revision of the preventable chronic disease strategy: background paper: preventable chronic diseases in Aboriginal populations

Northern Territory Department of Health and Families (2009) Revision of the preventable chronic disease strategy: background paper: preventable chronic diseases in Aboriginal populations. Darwin: Northern Territory Department of Health and Families


Cultural identity and peer influence as predictors of substance use among culturally diverse Australian adolescents

Gazis N, Connor JP, Ho R (2009) Cultural identity and peer influence as predictors of substance use among culturally diverse Australian adolescents. Journal of Early Adolescence OnlineFirst;(online)


The health and nutrition of young Indigenous women in north Queensland – intergenerational implications of poor food quality, obesity, diabetes, tobacco smoking and alcohol use

McDermott R, Campbell S, Li M, McCulloch B (2009) The health and nutrition of young Indigenous women in north Queensland – intergenerational implications of poor food quality, obesity, diabetes, tobacco smoking and alcohol use. Public Health Nutrition;online


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