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Use of tobacco, alcohol, and over-the-counter and illicit substances among Indigenous students participating in the Australian Secondary Students Alcohol and Drug Survey 2008

In addition to the main 2008 Australian Secondary Students Alcohol and Drug (ASSAD) Survey, students from an additional 19 schools from rural areas in Western Australia, Queensland, South Australia and the Northern Territory were surveyed. From the 400 schools surveyed as part of the 2008 ASSAD and ASSAD Extension, 1317 students identified themselves as Indigenous Australians. This report is based on data from this combined group of Indigenous students.

2011Current

National Amphetamine-Type Stimulant Strategy 2008-2011

The National Amphetamine-Type Stimulant Strategy 2008-2011 (the Strategy) has been developed within the existing legislative framework and focuses on prevention, supply reduction and treatment in a partnership framework.

2008Current

National Amphetamine-Type Stimulant Strategy Background Paper: Monograph Series No. 69

Monograph Series No. 69 - This background paper is a companion paper to the National Amphetamine-Type Stimulant Strategy 2008-2011, and describes the goals and objectives of the Strategy and the priority areas for action. It was prepared to provide greater insight into the Strategy for researchers and other interested parties.

2008Current

Alerting the community to the link between illicit drugs and mental illness: developmental research

This report explores awareness, attitudes, perceptions and experience of issues relating to illicit drug use and mental illness amongst youth, young adults, their parents and the broader community.

2007Historical

The Prevention of Substance Use, Risk and Harm in Australia - a review of the evidence

This page contains links to the publication 'The Prevention of Substance Use, Risk and Harm in Australia - a review of the evidence'.

2004Current

Alcohol and other drugs: a handbook for health professionals

This resource provides an overview of key health and medical issues arising from the use of alcohol and other drugs.

2004Historical

Hepatitis C prevention education for injecting drug users in Australia

In its concern with preventing the transmission of the hepatitis C virus (HCV), this research report examines Australia’s efforts to date in prevention education particularly among people who inject drugs.

1999Historical

National Drug Strategy Monograph Series No. 25 - acknowledgements

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Acknowledgements for assistance in the preparation of this manuscript.

1994Rescinded

The Health and Psychological Consequences of Cannabis Use

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: National Drug Strategy Monograph Series No. 25.

1994Rescinded