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Increasing Uptake of Evidence-Based Management of Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Aboriginal Primary Health Care Services



Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people face a greater risk of developing unhealthy drinking patterns due to ongoing trauma, stress and disadvantage. The harms from drinking include increased hospitalisation and a range of adverse effects on the drinker, their family and the whole community. There is a wide variety in the extent to which services offer routine brief intervention for alcohol dependence.

This research aims to:

The study is expected to result in sustainable service improvements, indicators for use in continuing quality improvement and benefit to individuals, families and communities. The research project is a joint initiative of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) and the National Drug Research Institute (NDRI).

Abstract adapted from Drug and Alcohol Research Connections


National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC)
University of New South Wales
Sydney NSW 2052
Ph: (02) 9385 0333
Fax: (02) 9385 0222


Last updated: 21 July 2016
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