BushMob

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Australia, NT Creator: BushMob Available for: Desktop, Mobile Last reviewed: 14/05/2018

Review: Residential rehab and recreational intervention programs for Indigenous youth aged 12–24 years who are experiencing problematic use of alcohol, other drugs or inhalants. Many of the participants have participated in criminal activity, the youth justice system or have been diverted by the courts. The Bushmob models offers at-risk youth opportunities to have multiple entry and exit points. There are outreach projects and early intervention programs for Indigenous young people and their families in rural and remote communities. Programs are diverse including residential, bush adverture therapy, a multi-faceted media initiative, support for children and schooling, a horse/culture/healing initiative, and dedicated work to engage elders and other mentors. 

Tags: Alcohol, Alternative treatments, Children, Communities, Early intervention, Families, Indigenous, Inhalants, Justice, Mentoring, Outreach, Prevention, Rehab, Residential treatment, Rural and remote, Youth