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The Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) developed two Australia-wide Information and Support Service Survey Reports looking at the availability and helpfulness of AOD information, and the experiences of people looking for information, support or treatment.
Report: Info Services Survey Report - April 2022
Report: Family and Friends Survey Report - April 2022
AOD and mental health needs in young people
Young people’s lives are often defined by quick changes, experimentation and risk taking. These stages of development are important and normal.
Understanding how to enhance the factors that make it less likely a young person will use alcohol or drugs, or reduce the risk of harm if they do, is key when it comes to supporting a young person. These are the protective factors.
Resource: Mini Bulletin: Alcohol, Other Drugs & Mental Health Needs in Young People
Fact sheet: FAQ: Alcohol, Other Drugs & Mental Health Needs in Young People
Stigma is a common and complex problem for people who use alcohol and other drugs. The World Health Organization has ranked illegal drug dependence as the most stigmatised health condition globally, with alcohol dependence listed at number four.
Concerns about methamphetamine contamination of residential properties have recently been highlighted in both the international and Australian media. These concerns relate to the contamination of properties from both the manufacturing and consumption of methamphetamines. However, information regarding what kind of remediation (if any) is appropriate in these contexts is confusing and unclear.
Prevention Research highlights topics in harm prevention.
Document: Prevention Research: Increasing harms from opioid & benzodiazepine medication, Sep 17
Resource: Preventing and delaying AOD uptake by young people
Document: Mini Bulletin: Prevention strategies to reduce AOD harm amongst young people
ADF's factsheets offer short, evidence-informed summaries on a range of alcohol and other drugs topics.
Fact sheet: Factsheet: AOD in the workplace
Document: Factsheet: Reducing risk of workplace AOD problems
Document: Factsheet: Reducing health risks from alcohol
Document: Factsheet: Standard drink guide
Booklet and Infographic
Report: ADF Annual Report 2023
Report: ADF annual report 2022
Report: ADF annual report 2021
Report: ADF Annual Report 2020
Report: ADF annual report 2019
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