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.

Overview of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status 2016

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet (2017) Overview of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status 2016 Retrieved 3/3/2017 from http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/health-facts/overviews


Motion graphic on smoking and addiction

Australian Department of Health (2017) Motion graphic on smoking and addiction Canberra: Australian Department of Health This motion graphic on smoking and addiction demonstrates what is inside a cigarette, and how a cigarette and its contents can adversely affect the mind and body.


Aboriginal inclusion tool: a tool to improve Aboriginal inclusion in AOD services: working document

Network of Alcohol and Other Drugs Agencies (NADA) (2017) Aboriginal inclusion tool: a tool to improve Aboriginal inclusion in AOD services: working document Sydney: Network of Alcohol and Other Drugs Agencies (NADA) This practical tool has been developed to support workers and organisations in the alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector to improve the inclusiveness […]


The social determinants and starting and sustaining quit attempts in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers

Thomas DP, Panaretto KS, Davey M, Briggs V, Borland R (2017) The social determinants and starting and sustaining quit attempts in a national sample of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health; Early view: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12626)


Different survival analysis methods for measuring long-term outcomes of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian cancer patients in the presence and absence of competing risks

He VYF, Condon JR, Baade PD, Zhang X, Zhao Y (2017) Different survival analysis methods for measuring long-term outcomes of Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian cancer patients in the presence and absence of competing risks Population Health Metrics; 15: 1 Retrieved 17 January 2017 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12963-016-0118-9


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health promotion programs for the prevention and management of chronic diseases: a scoping review protocol

Canuto K, Aromataris E, Lockwood C, Tufanaru C, Brown A (2017) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health promotion programs for the prevention and management of chronic diseases: a scoping review protocol JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports; 15: (10-14)


Alcohol management plans in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) Australian communities in Queensland: community residents have experienced favourable impacts but also suffered unfavourable ones

Clough AR, Margolis SA, Miller A, Shakeshaft A, Doran CM, McDermott R, Sanson-Fisher R, Ypinazar V, Martin D, Robertson JA, Fitts MS, Bird K, Honorato B, Towle S, West C (2017) Alcohol management plans in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) Australian communities in Queensland: community residents have experienced favourable impacts but also suffered unfavourable […]


Unintended impacts of alcohol restrictions on alcohol and other drug use in Indigenous communities in Queensland (Australia)

Robertson JA, Fitts MS, Clough AR (2017) Unintended impacts of alcohol restrictions on alcohol and other drug use in Indigenous communities in Queensland (Australia) International Journal of Drug Policy; 41: (34-40)


Experiences of urban Australian Indigenous peer mentors in a non-communicable disease prevention program

Adams K, Browne J, Palermo C, Radford G (2016) Experiences of urban Australian Indigenous peer mentors in a non-communicable disease prevention program AlterNative; 12: (425-436)


U and me can stop HIV: HIV and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Communities in 2016

South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (2016) U and me can stop HIV: HIV and Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Communities in 2016 Adelaide: South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute This booklet aims to highlight the risk of HIV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and inform discussions of actions needed for […]


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