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Could it be the Gunja?

 

Overview

This project aimed to place cannabis use on the clinical agenda in the Aboriginal Primary Health Care sector in a safe and secure way. The project asks health workers to consider 'could it be the gunja?' when talking about health and wellbeing with clients and patients.

The project was developed in response to widespread concern that cannabis use and harms have increased in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities without any significant development and adoption of culturally safe interventions.

The project has developed:

Abstract adapted from the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre

Contacts

Professor Jan Copeland
Director
Cannabis Information and Support
Email: profj@cis.copeland.com

Related publications

Could it be the gunja? (2014)

National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre

This resource package is part of the Could it be the Gunja? project facilitated by the former National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (now known as Cannabis Information and Support). The project was initiated in response to widespread concern that cannabis use and harms have increased in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities without any significant development and adoption of culturally safe interventions.

This resource package includes posters and pamphlets which provide information on:

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

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Last updated: 2 August 2017
 
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