Anderson G, Healy A (2012)
In: Lee K, Freeburn B, Ella S, Miller W, Perry J, Conigrave K, eds. Handbook for Aboriginal alcohol and drug work. Sydney: University of Sydney: 127-138
This chapter is from the Handbook for Aboriginal alcohol and drug work and provides information for alcohol and other drug (AOD) workers on cannabis, including:
- cannabis use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
- how cannabis is used
- how cannabis effects the body
- how to recognise the harms from cannabis
- how to recognise cannabis dependence
- how to recognise cannabis withdrawal
- how to assess a client who uses cannabis
- how to help a client who uses cannabis
- reducing the harms is a client cannot or will not stop using cannabis
- preventing cannabis use.
Abstract adapted from the University of Sydney
Howard J, Alperstein D, Cox S, Zorz H, – LINC Owen Smith (2012)
Young men and yarndi: a pilot to diffuse information on cannabis, its use and potential risks among young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.
Sydney: National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre
This edition of the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NCPIC) bulletin provides information on the Young men and yarndi program, a camp run in New South Wales that provides young Indigenous men with information about cannabis. This report provides information on:
- the rationale for the program
- the theoretical underpinnings of the program
- the aims of the program
- how the program is operated
- lessons learned from the program.
This report also includes the slides of a Power point presentation about the Young men and yarndi program.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract
Howard J, Butt J, Wright T, Norberg M, Copeland J, Wilkes T (2012)
Raising awareness about cannabis, its use and impact on health and wellbeing among Indigenous Australians.
Randwick, NSW: National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre