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Providing the evidence base to reduce harmful AOD use in
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
This paper was developed by the National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Committee (NIDAC) in response to the misperception that effective alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment is not available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
The paper aims to reduce these misperceptions by outlining:
The paper focuses upon interventions that are evidence-based and directly related to addressing AOD use. It does not cover interventions that have a prevention focus.
Abstract adapted from the National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Committee (NIDAC)