Topics: Volatile 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.

Re-development of mental health first aid guidelines for supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who are engaging in non-suicidal self-injury

Armstrong G, Ironfield N, Kelly CM, Dart K, Arabena K, Bond K, Jorm AF (2017) Re-development of mental health first aid guidelines for supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who are engaging in non-suicidal self-injury BMC Psychiatry; 17: 300 Retrieved 22 August 2017 from https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-017-1465-1


The impact of subsidized low aromatic fuel (LAF) on petrol (gasoline) sniffing in remote Australian Indigenous communities

d’Abbs P, Shaw G, Field E (2017) The impact of subsidized low aromatic fuel (LAF) on petrol (gasoline) sniffing in remote Australian Indigenous communities Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention, and Policy; 12: 38 Retrieved 17 August 2017 from https://doi.org/10.1186/s13011-017-0121-6


Key facts: Volatile substance use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre (2017) Key facts: Volatile substance use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people Perth, WA: Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health performance framework 2017 report

Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council (2017) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health performance framework 2017 report Canberra: Department of the Prime Minster and Cabinet


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


Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage: key indicators 2016 report

Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision (2016) Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage: key indicators 2016 report Canberra: Productivity Commission


Australian Burden of Disease Study: impact and causes of illness and death in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2011

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2016) Australian Burden of Disease Study: impact and causes of illness and death in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2011 Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Monitoring trends in the prevalence of petrol sniffing in selected Australian Aboriginal communities 2011-2014: final report

d’Abbs P, Shaw G (2016) Monitoring trends in the prevalence of petrol sniffing in selected Australian Aboriginal communities 2011-2014: final report Darwin: Menzies School of Health Research


Review of volatile substance use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Marel C, MacLean S, Midford R (2015) Review of volatile substance use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet. Retrieved [access date] from http://healthbulletin.org.au/articles/review-of-volatile-substance-use-among-aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-people Introduction About this review About volatile substances Volatile substance use Responding to VSU in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities Harm minimisation Concluding comments References View PDF version (PDF – 2 MB) Introduction […]


The health of Australia’s prisoners 2015

Johnston I, Shahid S, Schlumpp A, Wilkins S (2015) The health of Australia’s prisoners 2015 Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare The health of Australia’s prisoners 2015 is the 4th report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare on the ‘national prison health indicators’. These indicators were developed to help monitor the health […]


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