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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Central Australian youth link up service (CAYLUS)

 

Overview

The Central Australian youth link up service (CAYLUS) mission is to support community initiatives that improve quality of life, and address alcohol and other drug use issues affecting young people. CAYLUS started as a petrol sniffing prevention project in 2002. CAYLUS supported programs include:

The program also provides resources and information, such as factsheets and brochures on volatile substance use and Opal unleaded fuel.

Abstract adapted from Tangentyere Council

Contacts

Central Australian youth link up service (CAYLUS)
4 Elder Street
Alice Springs NT 0870
PO Box 8070
Alice Springs NT 0871
Ph: (08) 8951 4236
Fax: (08) 8952 8521

Related publications

McFarland B (2004)

CAYLUS: Central Australian Youth Link-Up Service.

Paper presented at the Third Australasian Drug Strategy Conference. 4-6 May 2004, Alice Springs, Northern Territory

Chronic Diseases Network (2011)

Central Australian Youth Link Up Service (CAYLUS).

The Chronicle; 20(1): 24

Mosey A (2004)

Retailers responsible sale of solvents resource and voluntary code of conduct for sale of solvents in the Northern Territory.

Alice Springs: Central Australian Youth Link Up Service, Tangentyere Council

This resource is designed to help retailers take measures to assist in reducing volatile substance use, identify products that may be used, display and sell products in a way that is restrictive or less attractive to inhalant users, and identify potential users and potential suppliers to users.

Central Australian Youth Link Up Service abstract

Youth link up radio series (2005)

Central Australian Youth Link Up Service

The Youth link up radio series was produced by the Central Australian youth link up service (CAYLUS). These audio programs cover issues relevant to alcohol and other drug use in remote and Aboriginal communities. Experts and health workers from both Australia and overseas are interviewed in this series.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Evaluated publications

Shaw G (2009)

The model and achievements of the Central Australian Youth Link Up Service.

Alice Springs, NT: Tangentyere Council

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Last updated: 21 October 2014
 
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