There are a number of email lists for ATOD professionals in Australia. The preeminent one is arguably the ADCA Update list. Over the past year or two, Drug Free Australia has been active in posting articles emphasising an abstinence approach, something that’s riled a number of prominent ATOD professionals on the list.
The issue has escalated to the point that I though it worth posting a poll to see how widespread the objections are to Drug Free Australia’s approach on the email list. Whether ADCA take any notice of the results is up to them – I sympathise with the difficulties in balancing varied debate with claims of overt propaganda. Onto the poll:
As always, feel free to make any further comments below, no matter which side of the fence you are on the issue. If you can’t see the poll above, use this link to vote.