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Lea T (2012)

Other drugs.

In: Lee K, Freeburn B, Ella S, Miller W, Perry J, Conigrave K, eds. Handbook for Aboriginal alcohol and drug work. Sydney: University of Sydney: 217-236

This chapter is from the Handbook for Aboriginal alcohol and drug work and provides information for alcohol and other drug (AOD) workers on other drugs, including:

  • kava
  • GHB
  • ketamine
  • hallucinogens (magic mushrooms and LSD)
  • other sedatives
  • betel nut (areca nut)
  • khat
  • steroids.

Abstract adapted from the University of Sydney


Urquhart B, Thomson N (2009)

Review of the misuse of kava among Indigenous people.

Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin; 9(3): 1-14


Fu PP, Xia Q, Guo L, Yu H, Chan P (2008)

Toxicity of Kava Kava.

Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part C; 26(1): 89-112

Kava Management Act (2008)

Northern Terrritory Department of the Chief Minister

Urquhart B, Thomson N (2008)

Summary of Indigenous health: Kava use.

Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal; 32(4): 15-16

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