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Providing the evidence base to reduce harmful AOD use in
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
The Garl Garl Walbu Alcohol Association Aboriginal Corporation runs a sobering-up centre based in Derby, Western Australia - the Derby sobering-up centre, which provides overnight accommodation for people intoxicated in public. The aim of this service is to reduce police incarceration and harm to self and others. The organisation is a member of the Western Australian Network of Alcohol and other Drugs Agencies.
Abstract adapted from the Green Book