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21 Apr. 2023

NT Youth Strategy 2023-33

The Northern Territory Government has released the NT Youth Strategy 2023-2033.

From consultations, the report outlines young people are concerned about the use of drugs and alcohol. Under Youth Justice, the plan shows there "is a call for better rehabilitation programs for drugs and alcohol and youth diversion.

Actions relating to the AOD sector include:

Priority B2:

Support and advocate for programs focused on mental health, sexual health and reduction of harm associated with tobacco, alcohol and other drugs consumption among young people

Priority B3:

Ensure that the youth sector has adequate accessto relevant information and training to respond toyoung people’s health and wellbeing needs

Priority B5:

Support early identification of issues and referralto early intervention services

To read the entire strategy document, please click here.