Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander DRASTIC was modelledto be a culturally appropriate version of the DRASTIC program. It is an Aboriginal + Torres Strait Islander specific, therapeutic, youth arts and cultural program. 

A&TSI DRASTIC program is for young Aboriginal &Torres Strait Islander people 12- 17 who are at risk of disengaging from school and peer leaders 15-30 and their families. Aboriginal + Torres Strait Islander DRASTIC programs are designed  in collaborations and through consultation with Local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services, Elders and Youth. 

The program provides culturally appropriate positive social and life skills education and engagement for disengaged Aboriginal & TSI Youth. The Aboriginal + Torres Strait Islander DRASTIC is  delivered in collaboration with Aboriginal + Torres Strait Islander Youth on the Gold Coast, who are  disengaged or at risk of disengaging from education and school. 

A&TSI DRASTIC PEER COMPONENT

The peer component was modeled on the MAPS program