Volatile substance misuse: a review of interventions: monograph series no. 65

7 Demand reduction II: Education, youth and recreational programs

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In this section we review evidence relating to two major preventive approaches—drug education and recreational programs—and also touch briefly on two other preventive approaches: the role of education, training and employment in combating VSM, and the use of Indigenous cultural motifs as a vehicle for talking about VSM.

7.1 Information and education about VSM

7.2 Using Indigenous culture—painting, relationships and initiation

7.3 Youth-work and recreational programs

7.4 Education, training and employment

7.5 Summary