Our Programs

Just North

The Just North program addresses volatile substance use and supports professionals working with young people across Far North Queensland and the Lower Gulf of Carpentaria.

The Just North program addresses VSU through supply reduction and capacity development.

VSU refers to the deliberate inhalation of common household and chemical products for the purpose of intoxication.


Just North informs retailers and contractors of the problems that can be associated with inhalants. The program offers strategies for product storage, surveillance, and point of sale as well as their legal obligations. The program seeks all retailers and contractors to report theft, inhaling, and inhalant paraphernalia around their premises or area.

If you witness any issues of inhalant use in the region please contact YETI between 9 am and 5 pm Monday to Friday. The easiest way to report is using our VSU incident report form

If you’re a professional who works with young people in Far North Queensland and the Torres Strait Islands you can also find us on Facebook.


Just North supports services and workers to build capacity regarding VSU, alcohol, and other drugs and working with at-risk and vulnerable young people through:

  • Opportunities to make links and share knowledge
  • Delivering VSU training
  • Facilitating the delivery of identified workforce training needs
  • Assistance for start-up and support interagency mechanisms
  • Collecting and tracking VSU data
  • Providing resources
  • Supporting VSU models and initiatives across the state

If you are a youth worker or work with young people in another capacity i.e. school, sport & recreation, health, emotional & social wellbeing, disability, etc. and you would like to learn more about working better together to improve young people’s future please contact YETI.

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