This framework’s aim is that all Australians seeking alcohol and other drug treatment can access high quality treatment appropriate to their needs, when and where they need it. It includes principles for effective treatment, monitoring and evaluation.
This framework sets a nationally consistent quality benchmark for providers of drug and alcohol treatment services. It includes strong clinical governance requirements and a list of accreditation standards that drug and alcohol specialist treatment service providers must meet.
A summary of the major items discussed at the fifth MDAF meeting.
This report presents the trends data of the Australian Secondary Students' Alcohol and Drug (ASSAD) survey. It includes statistics on the use of tobacco, alcohol, electronic cigarettes, over-the-counter drugs, and illicit drugs, from 1996 until 2017.
This report presents the results of the Australian Secondary Students’ Alcohol and Drug (ASSAD) survey. It includes statistics on the use of tobacco, alcohol, electronic cigarettes, over-the-counter drugs, and illicit drugs.
This plan aims to reduce the incidence and impact of FASD in Australia. This will improve the quality of life for people living with FASD. The Plan identifies 4 national priorities and is for the period 2018 to 2028.
Every 3 years 20,000 to 30,000 secondary students aged between 12 and 17 take part in a national survey of adolescent substance use in Australia. These reports present the findings from the 2017 surveys.
A summary of the major items discussed at the fourth MDAF meeting.
The Women Want To Know initiative has created resources to help health professionals discuss alcohol and pregnancy with women. The resources include brochures, posters and videos.
If you’re pregnant or planning a pregnancy, no amount of alcohol is safe. Find out what the risks are. Read tips on how you can stop drinking while pregnant.
This strategy aims to improve the skills of the alcohol and other drug (AOD) workforce and prepare them for the future.
A summary of the major items discussed at the third MDAF meeting.
This strategy aims to reduce the harmful effects alcohol and other drugs in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
This brochure is for health professionals. It explains how to use the AUDIT-C tool including the 3 AUDIT-C questions, the scoring system and the guidance to give women after using AUDIT-C.
A summary of the major items discussed at the second MDAF meeting.
Research into community attitudes and behaviour about illicit drug use was done to inform future policy and planning for alcohol and other drug issues. This summary report presents an overview of the findings.Part of a collection: Community attitude research on alcohol and other drugs
Research was done in 2016 into community attitudes and behaviours about illicit drug use. The results will inform policy and planning about alcohol and other drugs. This series of reports looks at the research that was done and reports on the findings.