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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Handbook for Aboriginal alcohol and drug work (2012)

Author

Lee K, Freeburn B, Ella S, Miller W, Perry J, Conigrave K

Publisher

University of Sydney

City

Sydney

Type

Handbook

 

Description

This handbook provides everyday practical information for working in the field of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) with a focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients. It is based on the clinical and cultural experiences of the authors who have worked in a range of settings from large urban environments through to small remote communities.

Contained in the handbook is information on AOD work, including:

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

The handbook was written for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander alcohol and other drug (AOD) workers, mental health workers, and other health professionals working in this field. The handbook can help workers respond to the range of alcohol and drug issues they face every day. It could also assist people working in the areas of policy advancement or who are advocating for change.

Contact details

Associate Professor Kate Conigrave
Head of Indigenous Substance Misuse Programs
Page Building
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Missenden Road
Camperdown NSW 2050
Ph: (02) 9515 8650
Fax: (02) 9515 8970
Email: kate.conigrave@sydney.edu.au

Order enquiries:
Ph: (02) 6232 4400
Email: sarah.maloney@fare.org.au

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Last updated: 9 November 2014
 
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