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Providing the evidence base to reduce harmful AOD use in
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
Welcome to the AOD Knowledge Centre illicit drug use web resource - for people working, studying or interested in addressing the use of illicit drugs among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We aim to provide quality information and resources to support the reduction of harms associated with the use of illicit drugs among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The term illicit drugs refers to those drugs which are illegal to possess and supply such as cannabis and amphetamines as well as prescription drugs which are not used for the purposes for which they were prescribed (such as opioid painkillers).