Stopping petrol sniffing in remote Aboriginal Australia: key elements of the Mt Theo Program.

Abstract:

:Petrol sniffing is a major form of substance misuse in Aboriginal communities across Australia. This practice has detrimental effects on the health and wellbeing of individual sniffers, their families, communities and wider society. There are few examples of programmes that have successfully stopped petrol sniffing. This paper looks at the Mt Theo Program, regularly cited as 'the success story' in petrol sniffing interventions. The aim of this paper is to demonstrate key elements that have contributed towards Mt Theo Program's rare achievement: (1) initially, a multi-faceted approach including an outstation and youth programme, (2) community-initiated, operated, owned basis of the organisation, which incorporates (3) strong partnership between Indigenous and non-Indigenous team members and (4) an ability to operate beyond crisis intervention.

journal_name

Drug Alcohol Rev

journal_title

Drug and alcohol review

authors

Preuss K,Brown JN

doi

10.1080/09595230600644640

subject

Has Abstract

pub_date

2006-05-01 00:00:00

pages

189-93

issue

3

eissn

0959-5236

issn

1465-3362

pii

M3078032335Q5U51

journal_volume

25

pub_type

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