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CAAAPU Alcohol and Other Drug Programs



The overarching aim of the Central Australian Aboriginal Alcohol Programmes Unit (CAAAPU) is to reduce the harmful effects of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) on individuals, families and communities. CAAAPU provides several culturally appropriate AOD programs for Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory. Programs and services include:

Abstract adapted from Central Australian Aboriginal Alcohol Programs Unit


Central Australian Aboriginal Alcohol Programmes Unit
Lot 290 Ragonesi Road
Alice Springs NT 0870
Ph: (08) 8955 4600
Fax: (08) 8955 5385

Related publications

PricewaterhouseCoopers Indigenous Consulting (2017)

Evaluation of the Alcohol Mandatory Treatment program.

Darwin: Northern Territory Department of Health

This report was produced as a result of the evaluation into the Alcohol Mandatory Treatment (AMT) program. The AMT program is a tailored alcohol treatment plan for people in the Northern Territory who are taken into police protective custody for being intoxicated in public three or more times over a two month period.

The aim of the evaluation was to:

A number of recommendations were suggested as part of the evaluation.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Evaluated publications

Miller K, Rowse T (1995)

CAAAPU: an evaluation.

Darwin: Menzies School of Health Research


Last updated: 23 August 2017
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