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.
Strategy for the Alcohol and Other Drug Peer Workforce in VictoriaResource | 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.
Alcohol and Drug Foundation’s digital libraryResource | 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.
Methamphetamine Treatment GuidelinesResource | 2018
The Methamphetamine Treatment Guidelines, 2nd edition, have been developed by Turning Point to assist Victorian health professionals in the clinical management of methamphetamine use disorder and related presentations.
Alcohol and drug withdrawal guidelinesResource | 2018
Turning Point has released the 3rd edition of the Alcohol and Other Drug withdrawal guidelines – a resource developed to support clinicians in the delivery of evidence-based withdrawal care.
Ice Action PlanResource | 2015
Victoria's Ice Action Plan delivers strategies and funding to reduce the supply, demand and harm of ice. The plan has been developed on the advice of the Ice Action Taskforce and builds on the Victorian Parliament's landmark 2014 inquiry into the supply and use of methamphetamines.
Guidelines on the management of co-occurring AOD & MH conditions in AOD treatment settings (2nd ed)Resource | 2014
These guidelines aim to increase the knowledge and awareness of co-occurring mental health conditions in AOD treatment settings, improve the confidence and skills of AOD workers, and increase the uptake of evidence-based care.
Dual diagnosis: key directions for service developmentResource | 2007
This document clarifies priorities and directions for dual diagnosis service development in Vic. It highlights service delivery issues and provides guidance for service leaders and managers responsible for ensuring that dual diagnosis becomes core business within their services.