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.

Psychosis in Indigenous populations of Cape York and the Torres Strait

Hunter EM, Gynther BD, Anderson CJ, Onnis L-A L, Nelson JR, Hall W, Baune BT, Groves AR (2012) Psychosis in Indigenous populations of Cape York and the Torres Strait Medical Journal of Australia; 196: (133-135)


Boat builders

Queensland Health (2012) Boat builders Adelaide: Inception Strategies This comic was created for Indigenous youths and focuses on the relationship between marijuana and anxiety, as well as alcohol and depression.


Caring for people who sniff petrol or other volatile substances: a quick reference guide for health workers

National Health and Medical Research Council (2011) Caring for people who sniff petrol or other volatile substances: a quick reference guide for health workers Canberra: National Health and Medical Research Council


Ngarra 2011 booklet

Australasian Society for HIV Medicine (2011) Ngarra 2011 booklet Sydney: Australasian Society for HIV Medicine This resource showcases the sexual health initiatives taking place across Australia which have been specifically designed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


The West Australian Indigenous storybook : celebrating and sharing good news stories: the Kimberley and Pilbara edition

Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA (2011) The West Australian Indigenous storybook : celebrating and sharing good news stories : the Kimberley and Pilbara edition Perth, WA: Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA


Higher HCV antibody prevalence among Indigenous clients of needle and syringe programs

Ward J, Topp L, Iversen J, Wand H, Akre S, Kaldor J, Maher L (2011) Higher HCV antibody prevalence among Indigenous clients of needle and syringe programs Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health; 35: (421-426)


Improving access to hard-to-reach services: a soft entry approach to drug and alcohol services for rural Australian Aboriginal communities

Allan J, Campbell M (2011) Improving access to hard-to-reach services: a soft entry approach to drug and alcohol services for rural Australian Aboriginal communities Social Work in Health Care; 50: (443-465)


The outstation model of rehabilitation as practiced in Central Australia: the case for its recognition

Shaw G, Ray T, McFarland B (2011) The outstation model of rehabilitation as practiced in Central Australia: the case for its recognition and acceptance Substance Use & Misuse; 46: (114-118)


The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Conference, 2010

The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD) held its conference, Building on capital, 28 November -1 December 2010, in Canberra.


Aboriginal and non Aboriginal women in New South Wales non government organisation (NGO) drug and alcohol treatment and the implications for social work: who starts, who finishes, and where do they come from?

Allan J, Kemp M (2011) Aboriginal and non Aboriginal women in New South Wales non government organisation (NGO) drug and alcohol treatment and the implications for social work: who starts, who finishes, and where do they come from? Australian Social Work; 64: (68-83)


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