Preventing alcohol and drug problems in your community
Prevention Research, June 2014
Contributors: Dr Matthew Dunn, Dr Fiona McKay and Berni Murphy, Deakin University; and Geoff Munro and Dr Katrin Hausdorf, Australian Drug Foundation
Editor: Kate James, Australian Drug Foundation
We can’t rely on governments or harm reduction measures any longer to reduce the number of people who die or suffer each year from entirely preventable alcohol and other drug (AOD) related causes. Grassroots community prevention programs can have a significant impact on reducing these harms.