Research conducted by the Indigenous Substance Use Program examines how to improve access by Indigenous Australians to evidence-based options to prevent and treat substance use disorders:
- Including by professional development for the Indigenous alcohol and drug workforce.
- By considering appropriate knowledge translation methods for community-led substance use research using means suitable for study communities.
This body of community-led research has been created in direct response to requests the team has received from individual Aboriginal community members and from government-run and Aboriginal community controlled health organisations in NT, and in urban, regional and rural New South Wales and South Australia.
The research is divided into the following themes: