The AAIC aims to expose the drug Ice for what it really is, an insidiously poisonous chemical concoction that eventually, and often rapidly, destroys the physical and mental health of almost everyone who uses it, with the destruction of families and friendships, and often suicide, as the ultimate outcome.
The National Ice Taskforce 2015 made a number of significant findings relating to Ice use by Australia’s youth, including:
- In the six years between 2007 and 2013, the number of Australians aged 14 to 19 using Ice tripled;
- Of even greater concern, in the three years between 2010 and 2013, the number of Australians males aged 14 to 19 using Ice nearly doubled;
Recent Household Survey data has shown an increase in weekly Ice use from 12% of Ice users in 2010 to 32% in 2016.
Other research conducted at the University of South Australia that found brain wave patterns similar to the early onset of Parkinson’s Disease in adolescents who had used Ice only five or six times.
Together, these figures indicate a looming National catastrophe.
AAIC is implementing a radical intervention to address this potential catastrophe. You can click on the image below to view a seven and a half minute television interview that provides a concise summary of AAIC Founder and Chief Executive Andre’a Simmons story - why AAIC was formed and what we aim to achieve.
AAIC employs and trains people who have recovered from Ice addiction to integrate their own horrific stories into a high impact Education Workshop promoting our core message – Not Even Once.
We aim to rapidly expand our existing program to deliver the AAIC Education Workshop Program in all Australian High Schools, Clubs and in at risk Industries across the nation.
We also train and equip Education Workshop Presenters to fill a second role of “Lived Experience Buddy” - assisting people who are trying to escape Ice addiction and people in recovery from Ice addiction.
Every life matters – every family matters. AAIC is committed to a future where all Australians understand the incredibly destructive nature of Ice use.
WE NEED YOUR HELP!
PLEASE CLICK HERE TO BECOME AN AMBASSADOR IN THE AAIC ARMY BY MAKING A SMALL WEEKLY, MONTHLY OR ANNUAL DONATION, WHATEVER IS EASILY AFFORDABLE TO YOU AND BY HELPING US SPREAD THE MESSAGE – NOT EVEN ONCE
You can click on the image below to view a recent A Current Affair exclusive on the AAIC In School Education Workshop Program.