Changes in policy usually result in new or different programs being introduced at a local level. Changes in policy therefore have a flow-on effect to many people in the community.
Brainstorm exerciseQuestion - Can you think of some key stakeholders in your local community?
Answer - Some examples of stakeholders include:
- alcohol and other drug workers
- drug users or their representatives
- local government officers
- youth workers and the young people they work with
- hotel licensees
- school teachers
- general practitioners