Both nationally and in Macarthur and Wingecarribee, alcohol, tobacco and cannabis remain the top three drug issues of concern. A snapshot report of South Western Sydney shows that the rates of smoking tobacco in Campbelltown are particularly higher than the state average with Campbelltown recording a 25.3% smoking rate in comparison to the average of 19.2%.
Youth Solutions’ programs and campaigns seek to address local and far-reaching trends in alcohol and drug use. Our tailored programs and health promotion campaigns focus on making safe alcohol consumption the social norm and address issues of tobacco smoking, illicit drug use and drug misuse, with an emphasis on education, individual skill development, resilience building and safer decision making to reduce harm.
Posted on 26th July 2023