Upcoming events

12 Oct
Alcohol and other drugs

Over 80% of Australians consume alcohol each year and of these at least 20% will encounter or develop problems in relation to their alcohol use. For...

20 Oct
Alcohol and other drugs, Consumer perspective

This workshop has been designed for the Lived Experience Workforce with the intention of enabling them to support people they work with who have co...

Moorabbin, Victoria, 3189
28 Oct
Alcohol and other drugs, Recovery & supported decision making, Younger persons mental health

Do substances and mental health mix? This course is great if you: - Are keen to learn about the connection between substances and mental health -...

Other learning opportunities


Dual diagnosis refers to the co-occurrence of mental illness and substance use disorder. The co-existence of mental health and drug and alcohol...


This course provides you with an introduction to the impact of parental alcohol and other drugs (AOD) use, or substance use, on children. It provides...


Ice: Training for Frontline Workers is a free resource for frontline workers who want to enhance their crystal methamphetamine skills and knowledge...

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Integration of Care in Practice

Alcohol and other drugs | Service development | 2023

This VDDILG and VAADA document highlights a number of models, tools and activities that capture the integration of alcohol and drug activities into the mental health community and bed-based services.

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Guidance to support the delivery of integrated treatment, care and support

Alcohol and other drugs | Assessment & intervention | 2022

The Department of Health has published Integrated treatment, care and support for people with co-occurring mental illness and substance use or addiction: Guidance for Victorian mental health and wellbeing and alcohol and other drug services (the Guidance).

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Co-design Kickstarter

Alcohol and other drugs | Consumer perspective | Families & carers | Service development | 2023

A guide to the co-design of research that draws on the knowledge(s) of people with lived and living experience. This resource is for people who have an interest in deepening participation and co-designing research in MH & AO. Published by the Community Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Research Network

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Our Future final report

Alcohol and other drugs | Service development | 2021

SHARC, CMHL, CentreMHN, Athena Consulting, Bouverie, and CLEW worked together to deliver this report on what training exists for new LLEW and what is recommended.

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