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This section provides details and links for programs and projects that address the use of pharmaceutical drugs among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. There are limited numbers of specific programs in this area, as most are included in broader alcohol and other drug programs. To view all programs related to alcohol and other drugs, click here 

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The programs, projects and lessons learned have been rated to the left. The items are listed by title, but you can also select to list them by reach, focus, start date and end date.


Details and links (where available) relating to relevant programs, projects and lessons learned are collected here.

When you click on one of the headings of the table, the list will be sorted according to that heading. For more information about the program, click on the title.

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Title Reach Focus
Aboriginal withdrawal unit (Next step inpatient clinical services) WA
Alcohol and drug information service (ADIS) Western Australia WA
Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs program (Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre) TAS
Banyan House services NT
Community pharmacotherapy program WA
Determining the impact of opioid substitution therapy upon mortality and recidivism among prisoners: a 22 year data linkage study NSW
Drug and alcohol network NSW
Drug and alcohol withdrawal network (DAWN) WA
Drug and alcohol youth service (DAYS) WA
Drug substitution options and support (SOS) SA
ETHOS cohort (Enhancement treatment for hepatitis C in opioid substitution settings) NSW
Illicit drug reporting system (IDRS) National
Langton centre alcohol and other drug services NSW
National illicit drug indicators project (NIDIP) National
Opiate project ACT
Opioid treatment service (Wruwallin clinic) ACT
Parent drug information service (PDIS) WA
Social and cultural resilience and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal mothers in prison NSW, WA
South Western Sydney drug health services NSW
Stagpole Street drug and alcohol rehabilitation unit QLD
Tobacco, alcohol and other drugs services NT
Venndale rehabilitation and withdrawal centre NT
Yulu-Burri-Ba methadone program QLD
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