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11 Feb
Alcohol and other drugs, Assessment & intervention

People experiencing co-occurring mental health–substance use issues (‘dual diagnosis’) are highly prevalent, the expectation not the exception, in...

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18 Feb
Alcohol and other drugs, Assessment & intervention

Brief Interventions (BI’s) for substance use concerns can be opportunistically provided in less than 5 minutes. BI’s are usually seen as early...

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13 May
Alcohol and other drugs, Families & carers, Younger persons mental health

One of the significant challenges facing mental health and community based services over the last few decades has been responding to the complex needs...

Other learning opportunities

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

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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...

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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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Exploring the place of alcohol and other drug services in the mental health system

Alcohol and other drugs | 2020

This report by 360Edge explores the role of alcohol and other drug policy, services, prevention and supports in a successful mental health system. Four key areas are identified; maintain specialisation, improve internal capability, increase external collaboration, and provide adequate funding.

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Strategy for the Alcohol and Other Drug Peer Workforce in Victoria

Alcohol and other drugs | Workplace wellbeing & practice support | 2019

This Strategy describes the required activity needed to adequately develop, support and sustain the AOD peer workforce. It aims to assist policy developers, funders, AOD peer workers and their employers to work towards a sustainable and thriving peer workforce. Pdf version.

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Alcohol and Drug Foundation’s digital library

Alcohol and other drugs | 2019

The Alcohol and Drug Foundation’s digital library offers free access to over 1 million resources including reports, e-books, full text journal articles and more.

Search or browse the 4,000+ journals on offer in the e-journals A-Z.

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Reasons For Use Package

Alcohol and other drugs | 2018

A resource that facilitates therapeutic conversations with consumers to explore issues relating to the interaction between their mental health and alcohol and/or other drug use.

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