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Programs and projects

This section provides details and links for programs and projects that address volatile substance use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 

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Programs and projects are listed by title, but you can also select to list them by reach and focus.


Details and links (where available) relating to relevant programs, projects and lessons learned are collected here.

When you click on one of the headings of the table, the list will be sorted according to that heading. For more information about the program, click on the title.

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Title Reach Focus
Alcohol and other drug counselling (Bega Garnbirringu Health Service) WA
Alcohol and other drugs Indigenous communities project NT
Alcohol and other drugs team NT
Alcohol, drug and mental health WA
Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara lands (APY Lands) substance misuse service SA
Aranda house NT
Beswick 'Youth at risk strategy' NT
Binar sports WA
BushMob bush adventure therapy program NT
BushMob residential service NT
Central Australian youth link up service (CAYLUS) NT
Central Desert night patrol NT
Culture is life campaign National
Cummeragunja community development drug action team NSW
Drug and alcohol program (Gugan Gulwan Youth Aboriginal Corporation) ACT
Drum atweme NT
East Arnhem community night patrol and sobering-up services NT
Goldfields youth support service (GYSS) WA
Gunbalanya family safety program NT
Holyoake counselling and support services program WA
Jaru pirrjirdi (strong voices) program NT
Kalgoorlie sobering-up centre WA
Kulintja Palyaringkuntjaku project NT, SA, WA
Kullari patrol WA
Maayu Mali NSW
Maningrida child safety service NT
Mingga patrol WA
Mt Theo outstation NT
Mt Theo program NT
Neurocognitive and social changes associated with unleaded petrol sniffing and abstinence from further sniffing NT
Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women's Council (NPYWC) youth program NT, SA, WA
Ngnowar Aerwah Aboriginal Corporation East Kimberley support services WA
Night patrol (Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative Ltd) VIC
Nyoongar outreach service WA
Our healing ways VIC
Out there and active program QLD
Petrol sniffing prevention program (PSPP) Not specified
Petrol sniffing strategy National
Policing implications of petrol sniffing and other inhalant misuse in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' communities National
Raypirri rom wellbeing program NT
Remote alcohol and other drugs workforce program NT
Snuff out sniffing (SOS) campaign QLD
Sobering up shelter (Yaandina Family Centre) WA
Sobering-up shelter (Koori Community Alcohol and Drug Resource Service) VIC
Sobering-up shelter (Nggangganawili Aboriginal Health Service) WA
Standard on culturally secure practice (alcohol and other drug sector) program WA
Stepping stones AOD day centre SA
Stock-take and gap analysis of Indigenous drug prevention research VIC
Street beat NSW
Volatile substance abuse program NT
Volatile substance misuse (VSM) safe place QLD
Volatile substance misuse (VSM) service QLD
Volatile substance misuse program (Darumbal Community Youth Service) QLD
Wapa maya WA
Warra-Warra Kanyi counselling and mentoring NT
Wellbeing program NT
Wiltanendi ... becoming stronger SA
Wugularr youth petrol sniffing prevention program NT
Wyndham sobering up centre WA
Yiriman youth project WA
Yolŋu radio NT
Young men's mentoring group ACT
Youth alcohol and drug treatment and support services QLD
Youth Off The Streets - Aboriginal cultural support NSW
Youth reach program QLD
YSAS residential withdrawal VIC
Yuendumu youth program NT
Last updated: 9 February 2016
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