Prevention and education

To prevent drug use, it’s important to work with communities to create strong families and links between individuals and the community [23510]. The more resilient a community is, the less likely people will be inclined to start taking drugs.

There are several prevention programs running that aim to prevent the uptake of stimulant drugs, particularly ice (crystal methamphetamine).

The

has been rolled out across Australia to help communities to work together to prevent and reduce alcohol and other drug harm, with a focus on ice. The program aims to provide a platform and resources to support communities to develop and deliver evidence-based local projects which will reduce the harms and other issues. The program was funded by the Australian Government as part of the response to the Final report of the National Ice Taskforce and the National Ice Action Strategy [30681][32287].

The

is a program in Victoria which aims to provide support for Victorian families who are concerned about ice use by a family member. One of the core focus areas of the program is education, which includes information about the drug, its impact and why people use it.

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