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The Volatile substance abuse program is an eight-week program offering a therapeutic approach to volatile substance users. The program focuses on health issues, counselling, support structures, future goals, life skills and recreational/relaxation activities. It offers a residential component in the Dolly Garinyi hostel, which was built to provide accommodation for clients participating in programs run by the Council for Aboriginal Alcohol Program Services. The Volatile substance abuse program has three main components:
The program employs a mobile team of workers who travel to communities and work with young people in rural areas who are affected by petrol sniffing and/or other drug issues. The team offers training, referrals and diversionary programs.
Abstract adapted from Council for Aboriginal Alcohol Program Services Inc.
Council for Aboriginal Alcohol Program Services Inc. (CAAPS)
Berrimah NT 0828
Ph: 1800 894 800
Ph: (08) 8922 4852 (Healthy families/Volatile substance abuse program)