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Submission Sessional Committee on the Use and Abuse of Alcohol by the Community 084 HALT Healthy Aboriginal Life Team



Submission Sessional Committee on the Use and Abuse of Alcohol by the Community 084 HALT Healthy Aboriginal Life Team

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Tabled Papers for 6th Assembly 1990 - 1994; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT




Tabled by Eric Poole


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7. * Department of Health and Community Services . Provides a clinical service . Trains people for specialist functions . Enables other agencies to carry out their functions . Provides education . Gathers data and evaluates programs for both Federal and Territory Governments and any other funding body. . Interprets needs of constituents and other stakeholders. At presents . conducting a Dependents' Program in the Alice Springs Gaol, modelled on the Gordon Symonds and 5 Mile (Daly River) programs in the Top End: fifty three participants; and . training Aboriginal Health Workers and Teacher Aides on Communities in a Children's Program which is for traditional Aboriginal children ( A version of Holyoake for children). * Tangentyere Council . Advocacy role particularly in liquor licencing . Social club . Aboriginal Alcohol Awareness (AAA Program). t Congress . Congress farm for planning unit and support group . Medical service * DASA . Sobering up shelter . Community outreach . Detoxification . Managing for the Remote Area Aboriginal Alcohol Strategy (HALT model) * Holyoake (Principally nonAboriginal). . Conduct alcohol treatment program . Conduct Alateen program * Alcoholics Anonymous (Principally non-Aboriginal). . Community based voluntary program for alcohol dependent people Functions of Stakeholders.

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