Drugs & alcohol

Drug and alcohol abuse, and the harm it does to children and families, is considered here.

Publications about Drugs & alcohol

CFCA— Sep 2017

This literature review examines interventions to reduce the risk of alcohol and other drug related harm among at-risk Aboriginal young people.

Establishing the connection
Guidelines— May 2016

These guidelines have been developed to build the capacity of workers in the sexual assault and alcohol and other drug sectors to support clients.

Commissioned report— Jul 2015

This paper establishes the current state of knowledge on the association between alcohol and drug use and sexual violence.

CFCA— Dec 2014

This paper reviews the research and current policy surrounding prenatal alcohol exposure and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)

CFCA— Dec 2014

An overview of the consequences of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders and some principles for supporting children and families affected

CFCA— Feb 2014

Australian research into FIFO work practices suggests this lifestyle has a range of effects on children and on family relationships.

CFCA— Dec 2010

The co-occurrence of domestic violence, parental substance misuse, and mental health problems.

Report— Dec 2004

This report reviews and synthesises the research and interventions concerning the impact of parenting factors on adolescent alcohol use.