Winning Against Ice: ‘An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure’

A5 PLAN 860x280 - Winning Against Ice: ‘An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure’

CONTEXT Australian governments spent approximately $1.7 billion in 2009/10 on illicit drugs.( https://dpmp.unsw.edu.au/project/australian-government-spending-drugs-drug-budgets) This included programs to prevent or delay the commencement of drug use in young people, drug treatment services including counselling and pharmacotherapy maintenance, harm reduction programs such as the needle syringe program, police detection and arrest in relation to drug crimes and policing the borders of Australia

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