Topics: Illicit drug 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.

A review of engagement of Indigenous Australians within mental health and substance abuse services

Berry SL, Crowe TP (2009) A review of engagement of Indigenous Australians within mental health and substance abuse services. Australian e-Journal for the Advancement of Mental Health;8(1):1-12


Don’t mess with meth

6 April, 2009 | Posted in Vol 9 No 2, April 2009 - June 2009  Illicit drug use  

Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council (SA) Inc (2008) Don’t mess with meth. Kent Town, South Australia: Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council (SA) Inc


Review of illicit drug use among Indigenous peoples (peer reviewed)

16 December, 2008 | Posted in Vol 8 No 4, October 2008 - December 2008  Illicit drug use  

Catto M, Thomson N (2008) Review of illicit drug use among Indigenous peoples. Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin 8(4). Retrieved [access date] from http://healthbulletin.org.au/articles/review-of-illicit-drug-use-among-indigenous-peoples


Prevalence of and risk factors for hepatitis C in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal adolescent offenders

Van der Poorten D, Kenny DT, George J (2008) Prevalence of and risk factors for hepatitis C in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal adolescent offenders. Medical Journal of Australia;188(10):610-614


Heavy cannabis use and depressive symptoms in three Aboriginal communities in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory

Lee KSK, Clough AR, Jaragba MJ, Conigrave KM, Patton GC (2008) Heavy cannabis use and depressive symptoms in three Aboriginal communities in Arnhem Land, Northern Territory. Medical Journal of Australia;188(10):605-608


Toxicity of kava kava

Fu PP, Xia Q, Guo L, Yu H, Chan P-C (2008) Toxicity of kava kava. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part C;26(1):89-112


The effectiveness of the Illicit Drug Diversion Initiative in rural and remote Australia.

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2008) The effectiveness of the Illicit Drug Diversion Initiative in rural and remote Australia. (AIHW Catalogue no. PHE 96) Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


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