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Strong Spirit Strong Future

 

Overview

The Drug and Alcohol Office of Western Australia (WA) received funding over four years to develop a suite of culturally secure Aboriginal Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) prevention initiatives and resources. 

The project has three elements:

The Strong Spirit Strong Future program's specific aims were to:

The Strong Spirit Strong Future project commenced in July 2010 and was funded by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Indigenous Early Childhood Development National Partnership Agreement, after an extensive consultation and endorsement process led by Aboriginal Regional Health Planning Forums across Western Australia.

Abstract adapted from Drug and Alcohol Office of Western Australia

Contacts

Mental Health Commission of Western Australia
Level 1, 1 Nash Street
Perth WA 6000
PO Box X2299
Perth Business Centre
WA 6847
Ph: (08) 6553 0600

Related publications

Western Australian Drug and Alcohol Office (2011)

Strong spirit strong future.

: Western Australian Drug and Alcohol Office

The Strong Spirit Strong Future project was developed by the former Drug and Alcohol Office of Western Australia (now the Mental Health Commission) to produce, among other aims, culturally secure Aboriginal Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) resources. A media campaign, including audiovisual resources in the form of video and radio advertisements, was produced as part of this project.

These audiovisual resources include:

Abstract adapted from the Drug and Alcohol Office of Western Australia

Drug and Alcohol Office (2011)

The Western Australian fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) prevention Aboriginal consultation forum 2010: strong spirit strong future - promoting healthy women and pregnancies.

Perth, WA: Drug and Alcohol Office, Western Australia

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Last updated: 18 April 2017
 
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