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.
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.