Topics: Substance 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.

Review of the harmful use of alcohol among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

19 February, 2018 | Posted in Vol 18 No 1, January 2018 – March 2018  Alcohol use  

Gray D, Cartwright K, Stearne A, Saggers S, Wilkes E, Wilson M (2018) Review of the harmful use of alcohol among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet. From http://healthbulletin.org.au/articles/review-of-the-harmful-use-of-alcohol-among-aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-people


Closing the Gap Prime Minister’s report 2018

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (2018) Closing the Gap Prime Minister’s report 2018 Canberra: Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet


Deadly progress: changes in Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adult daily smoking, 2004-2015

12 February, 2018 | Posted in Vol 18 No 1, January 2018 – March 2018  Tobacco use  

Lovett R, Thurber KA, Wright A, Maddox R, Banks E (2017) Deadly progress: changes in Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adult daily smoking, 2004-2015 Public Health Research & Practice; 27(2): e2751742 Retrieved 7 December 2017 from https://doi.org/10.17061/phrp2751742


‘I just feel comfortable out here, there’s something about the place’: staff and client perceptions of a remote Australian Aboriginal drug and alcohol rehabilitation service

Munro A, Allan J, Shakeshaft A, Breen C (2017) ‘I just feel comfortable out here, there’s something about the place’: staff and client perceptions of a remote Australian Aboriginal drug and alcohol rehabilitation service Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy; 12: 49 Retrieved 6 December 2017 from https://doi.org/10.1186/s13011-017-0135-0


Got a lot going on? No shame in talking it out

headspace (2017) Got a lot going on? No shame in talking it out  Canberra, ACT: headspace This resource package developed by headspace covers strong and healthy relationships.


Low education levels are associated with early age of sexual debut, drug use and risky sexual behaviours among young Indigenous Australians

Wand H, Bryant J, Worth H, Pitts M, Kaldor JM, Delaney-Thiele D, Ward J (2017) Low education levels are associated with early age of sexual debut, drug use and risky sexual behaviours among young Indigenous Australians Sexual Health; Online early


Hepatitis C virus prevalence and associated risk factors among Indigenous Australians who inject drugs

Doyle M, Maher L, Graham S, Wand H, Iversen J (2017) Hepatitis C virus prevalence and associated risk factors among Indigenous Australians who inject drugs Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health; Early View: (1-5)


PrEP

South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (2017) PrEP Adelaide, SA: South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute This video aims to raise awareness of the drug, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), to prevent HIV.


Fine motor skills in a population of children in remote Australia with high levels of prenatal alcohol exposure and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Doney R, Lucas BR, Watkins RE, Tsang TW, Sauer K, Howat P, Latimer J, Fitzpatrick JP, Oscar J, Carter M, Elliott EJ (2017) Fine motor skills in a population of children in remote Australia with high levels of prenatal alcohol exposure and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder BMC Pediatrics; 17: 193 Retrieved 21 November 2017 from […]


Passing on wisdom: Jason’s diabetes story

Bartlett J (2017) Passing on wisdom: Jason’s diabetes story Perth, WA: WA Centre for Rural Health This video aims to raise awareness of the complications of diabetes.


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