REVIEW OF INTERVENTIONS FOR VOLATILE SUBSTANCE MISUSE IN REGIONAL NORTH QUEENSLAND

August 15, 2014

REVIEW OF INTERVENTIONS FOR VOLATILE SUBSTANCE MISUSE IN REGIONAL NORTH QUEENSLAND

Cairns based youth service YETI (Youth Empowered Towards Independence) has published a research report titled "Dignity, Diversion, Home and Hope: A review of interventions for volatile substance misuse in regional North Queensland."   This research report involved interviews with youth and AOD workers in Cairns, Mt Isa, Rockhampton and Townsville, as well as interviews with current and former inhalant users who access services at YETI.  The report includes a series of practice principles and insights directly from young people who use inhalants about what they believed were the most useful approaches workers should use when providing effective services.

Download "Dignity, Diversion, Home and Hope: A review of interventions for volatile substance misuse in regional North Queensland." (620KB PDF)