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Local Drug Action Teams making a difference in your community

Local Drug Action Teams making a difference in your community

The Local Drug Action Team Program is funded by the Australian Government and is being implemented across Australia. There are 244 communities actively involved in this game-changing initiative.

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Local Drug Action Teams making a difference in your community

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About the program

Local Drug Action Team partners work together, and with the community, to identify the issue they want to tackle, and to develop and implement a plan for action.

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Plan your project

Community-based action is powerful in preventing and minimising harm from alcohol and other drugs. Here are resources to help develop a Community Action Plan.

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Implement and measure

The Alcohol and Drug Foundation’s suite of project and activity toolkits provide guidance on the key steps to deliver the projects, the resources required, potential partners and measures of success.

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Thorne Harbour Country – Let’s talk about it

Thorne Harbour Country – Let’s talk about it
There’s still a lot of stigma in some communities around being different. One of the ways that queer people can cope with these stresses is to use either drugs or alcohol as a way of escaping the sense of being disapproved of.
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Thorne Harbour Country – Let’s talk about it