High risk alcohol-related trauma among the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the Northern Territory

@inproceedings{Jayaraj2012HighRA,
  title={High risk alcohol-related trauma among the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the Northern Territory},
  author={Rama Jayaraj and Mahiban Ebenezer Thomas and Valerie Thomson and Carolyn Griffin and Luke Mayo and Megan Whitty and Peter H. D’abbs and Tricia Nagel},
  booktitle={Substance abuse treatment, prevention, and policy},
  year={2012}
}
High risk drinking is linked with high rates of physical harm. The reported incidence of alcohol - related trauma among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Northern Territory is the highest in the world. Facial fractures are common among young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. They are often linked with misuse of alcohol in the Northern Territory and are frequently secondary to assault. This review focuses on alcohol-related trauma in the Territory and draws attention to… CONTINUE READING
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