On The Frontline

Within these sections you can find a variety of resources for working in alcohol & other drugs, mental health, community development, Indigenous health & wellbeing and more.

There are practice manuals, youtube videos, example of assessments & interventions, and guides for best practice in working with Aboriginal people in the remote AOD & mental health context.

New resources and information is being released all the time. If you find something of interest that we haven't included, please let us know.

General AOD resources

There are many good Australian resources for AOD workers to access online. Key websites include:

• ADF (Australian Drug Foundation) 
• Drug Info Clearinghouse 
• ADIN (Australian Drug Information Network
• Australian Government Information Site for Alcohol 

Includes online resources such as:
Young people and cannabis use Training Package - includes downloadable resources including a 10 minute online video showing a youth worker demonstrating doing a motivational enhancement interview - Available Here

Smoke Signals
Includes downloadable clinician notes, client worksheets and handouts for clients.

Cannabis Fact Sheets
• NDARC (National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales) 
• NDRI (NationalDrug Research Institute, Curtin University)
• NDS (National Drug Strategy)
• National Drugs Campaign