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Breaking the cycle of alcohol and drug abuse in Indigenous communities

 

Overview

The Breaking the cycle of alcohol and drug abuse in Indigenous communities initiative is funded by the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs.

The Breaking the cycle initiative aims to:

The initiative funds culturally appropriate substance use prevention, early intervention, treatment, rehabilitation and aftercare. Approximately $20 million over three years (2011-12 to 2013-14) has also been allocated to support new community solutions for fighting alcohol and other drug use in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

The following communities/regions have been targeted to receive funding from the period of 2011-12 to 2013-14:

Abstract adapted from Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Contacts

Breaking the cycle of alcohol and drug abuse in Indigenous communities initiative
Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Ph: 1800 153 477 (Freecall)
Email: breakingthecycle@fahcsia.gov.au

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Last updated: 4 March 2014
 
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