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Department of Health and Ageing
This book was developed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who want to tackle the effects that grog has on their communities. The book has eight chapters on: history; alcohol; action; prevention; controls; strategies; care and handouts. For each chapter there is:
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract
This book provides Indigenous people with ideas and strategies for managing alcohol. It tries to provide as many choices as possible for people to use. The advantages and disadvantages for each course of action are also provided. The book is based on what Indigenous people themselves have been doing in communities.
In the last chapter there are handouts that can be photocopied or put into overheads; these can be used for providing information to a community. Page 246 of the book has a list of key resources that will be useful in finding out more, or keeping up to date with new information.
Australian Department of Health and Ageing
GPO Box 984
Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: (02) 6289 1555
Fax: (02) 6281 6946
Freecall 1800 020 103
Dr Maggie Brady
Australian National University
Canberra ACT 0200