Justice and Health

Strengthening Tasmania’s justice response to alcohol and other drug use.



Summary Recommendations

→  Increased investment into alcohol and other drug treatment services within the Tasmanian Prison Service, including increased in-reach services provided by the community-managed ATOD sector

→  Increased resources to provide effective and coordinated through-care for people exiting the prison system, integrated with community-managed AOD treatment and support services; this should include the provision of naloxone to individuals who wish to access it upon their release

→  Increased investment to strengthen Tasmania’s Court Mandated Diversion Program and expand the Program to include alcohol use

→  The introduction of a Therapeutic Division of the Tasmanian Magistrates Court