Information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
People from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, and those who work with them, will find some useful resources at the links below.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet aims to inform practice and policy in Indigenous health by making research and other knowledge readily accessible. In this way it contributes to 'closing the gap' in health between Indigenous and other Australians
DrugInfo fact sheet: Resources for workers in the alcohol and drug field who work with Indigenous communities
The resources and support services listed in this fact sheet range from pamphlets and information to give to clients, to research and reports, noticeboards and e-lists, workforce development and training, and links to government policies and strategies.
DrugInfo fact sheet: The Indigenous Dual Diagnosis Project
The Indigenous Dual Diagnosis Project is attempting to increase the coordination and collaboration between alcohol and other drug and mental health services, develop and facilitate culturally appropriate and relevant dual diagnosis training and resources, and build capacity in the Aboriginal workforce.
DrugInfo Prevention Research Quarterly: Prevention of alcohol-related harms in Victoria's Koori communities
Problematic alcohol consumption is a major contributor to the poor health status, social problems and shorter life expectancy of Australian Indigenous people.
This paper identifies a range of issues associated with alcohol-related harms and their impact on Victorian Indigenous communities and examines some of the service response options currently
Resources to purchase
Search the ADF Shop for resources aimed particularly at Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.
Resources to borrow
Search the resource centre library catalogue.
Australian Drug Information Network (ADIN)
Find quality-assured websites that provide information relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Last updated: 27 March 2013