Topics: Protective and risk factors

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Responding to substance abuse and offending in Indigenous communities: review of diversion programs

Joudo J (2008) Responding to substance abuse and offending in Indigenous communities: review of diversion programs. (Research and Public Policy series no. 88) Canberra: Australian Institute of Criminology


Pregnancy characteristics of women giving birth to children with fetal alcohol syndrome in Far North Queensland

Coyne KL, De Costa CM, Heazlewood RJ, Newman HC (2008) Pregnancy characteristics of women giving birth to children with fetal alcohol syndrome in Far North Queensland. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology;48(3):240-247


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


Gender, ethnicity, culture and social class influences on childhood obesity among Australian schoolchildren: implications for treatment, prevention and community education.

O’Dea JA (2008) Gender, ethnicity, culture and social class influences on childhood obesity among Australian schoolchildren: implications for treatment, prevention and community education. Health and Social Care in the Community;16(3):282-290


Tobacco and Aboriginal people in NSW

Ivers RG (2008) Tobacco and Aboriginal people in NSW. NSW Public Health Bulletin;19(3-4):65-67


Social determinants of being an Indigenous non-smoker

Thomas DP, Briggs V, Anderson IPS, Cunningham J (2008) Social determinants of being an Indigenous non-smoker. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health;32(2):110-116


Social justice report 2007

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner(2008) Social justice report 2007.


Improving services for prevention and treatment of substance misuse for Aboriginal communities in a Sydney area health service

1 April, 2008 | Posted in Vol 8 No 2, April 2008 - June 2008  Substance use  

Teasdale KE, Conigrave KM, Kiel KA, Freeburn B, Long G, et al. (2008) Improving services for prevention and treatment of substance misuse for Aboriginal communities in a Sydney area health service.


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