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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Volatile substance abuse program

 

Overview

The Council for Aboriginal Alcohol Services (CAAPS) Volatile substance abuse program is a 16 week residential treatment program that aims to assist young people in the treatment of and recovery from volatile substance use through a range of activities. These include:

All young people who enter the program are given a full health check through Danila Dilba Medical Services, and the CAAPS clinical nurse monitors their health regularly to ensure health improvements during their stay.

Abstract adapted from Council for Aboriginal Alcohol Program Services Inc.

Contacts

Council for Aboriginal Alcohol Program Services Inc. (CAAPS)
PMB 22
Berrimah NT 0828
Ph: 1800 894 800
Ph: (08) 8922 4852 (Healthy families/Volatile substance abuse program)
Email: caaps@caaps.org.au

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Last updated: 2 December 2013
 
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