Topics: Substance use

“You’ve got to make it relevant”: barriers and ways forward for assessing cognition in Aboriginal clients

Dingwall KM, Lindeman MA, Cairney S (2014) “You’ve got to make it relevant”: barriers and ways forward for assessing cognition in Aboriginal clients BMC Psychology; 2(1): 13 Retrieved June 2014 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2050-7283-2-13


Alcohol and other drug work: an insight into the role of an Aboriginal alcohol and other drug worker

South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation (2014) Alcohol and other drug work: an insight into the role of an Aboriginal alcohol and other drug worker Nowra, NSW: South Coast Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation


Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: development of consensus referral criteria for specialist diagnostic assessment in Australia

Watkins RE, Elliott EJ, Wilkins A, Latimer J, Halliday J, Fitzpatrick JP, Mutch RC, O’Leary CM, Burns L, McKenzie A, Jones HM, Payne JM, D’Antoine H, Miers S, Russell E, Hayes L, Carter M, Bower C (2014) Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder: development of consensus referral criteria for specialist diagnostic assessment in Australia BMC Pediatrics; 14: […]


Smile wide with pride – outcomes of an oral health promotion project among Aboriginal opiate treatment program clients (peer reviewed)

Abraham R1 (2014) Smile wide with pride – outcomes of an oral health promotion project among Aboriginal opiate treatment program clients. Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin 14(3). Retrieved [access date] from http://healthbulletin.org.au/articles/smile-wide-with-pride-outcomes-of-an-oral-health-promotion-project-among-aboriginal-opiate-treatment-program-clients


Tobacco use among urban Aboriginal Australian young people: a qualitative study of reasons for smoking, barriers to cessation and motivators for smoking cessation

Cosh S, Hawkins K, Skaczkowski G, Copley D, Bowden J (2014) Tobacco use among urban Aboriginal Australian young people: a qualitative study of reasons for smoking, barriers to cessation and motivators for smoking cessation Australian Journal of Primary Health; Online early: ()


National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Conference

This conference was organised by the National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Committee (NIDAC), the theme was What works: doing it our way.


Social determinants and lifestyle risk factors only partially explain the higher prevalence of food insecurity among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the Australian state of Victoria: a cross-sectional study

Markwick A, Ansari Z, Sullivan M, McNeil J (2014) Social determinants and lifestyle risk factors only partially explain the higher prevalence of food insecurity among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the Australian state of Victoria: a cross-sectional study BMC Public Health; 14: 598 Retrieved 12 June 2014 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-14-598


Education, safe drinking practices and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in the Kimberley region of Western Australia

Kavanagh PS, Payne JS (2014) Education, safe drinking practices and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder in the Kimberley region of Western Australia Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; Early view: ()


Improving Aboriginal maternal and infant health services in the ‘Top End’ of Australia; synthesis of the findings of a health services research program aimed at engaging stakeholders, developing research capacity and embedding change

Barclay L, Kruske S, Bar-Zeev S, Steenkamp M, Josif C, Narjic CW, Wardaguga M, Belton S, Gao Y, Dunbar T, Kildea S (2014) Improving Aboriginal maternal and infant health services in the ‘Top End’ of Australia; synthesis of the findings of a health services research program aimed at engaging stakeholders, developing research capacity and embedding […]


Developing a good practice model to evaluate the effectiveness of comprehensive primary health care in local communities

Lawless A, Freeman T, Bentley M, Baum F, Jolley G (2014) Developing a good practice model to evaluate the effectiveness of comprehensive primary health care in local communities BMC Family Practice; 15: 99 Retrieved 15 May 2014 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2296-15-99