The next stage of developing your Community Action Plan is determining what project/s and associated activities your group will deliver.
A number of projects and activities have been shown to be effective in preventing and minimising alcohol and other drug harms.
Find links to associated toolkits.
Different groups at different stages of the lifespan will have certain attitudes, behaviours and demographics that need to be considered. The AOD lifecycle diagram and supporting document provides guidance on the activities best suited to support each stage as you confirm issues and audience.
This document outlines the influencers, risk factors, issues and activities appropriate for each lifecycle stage.
|Project and activities||Target audiences|
|Good Sports||5+ years|
|Positive Parenting||0-5 years|
|Creating safe community spaces||18-60 years|
|Supporting teenages||12-17 years|
|Peer support||6-30 years|
|Promotion of evidence informed apps||12-60 years|
|Pharmaceutical information and education||30+ years|
|Safe partying||12-17 years|
|How to support a loved one, Liquor licensing, Volunteering||30-70 years|
Consider the following questions when selecting your project/s and activities to ensure it is a good fit with your group and local community:
You may feel that further work is needed before you can decide on the best intervention for your community.
This may involve consultation with the community to gather their views and start engaging them in the ongoing work. If you need to do initial work with your community to confirm your projects/s and activities, your first Community Action Plan may be short term, with community consultation and planning as its focus.
The Alcohol and Drug Foundation’s suite of projects and activities toolkits provide guidance on the key steps to deliver the interventions, resources required, potential partners and measures of success. Read through the relevant toolkits to help you choose the best approach for your issue and your community.