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People with co-existing drug and alcohol issues


Organisation

Matilda Centre for research excellence in mental health and substance use 

Training/Resource

National guidelines and associated 10 hrs of online modules

Link

https://comorbidityguidelines.org.au/

Mode

Online/ In Person

Cost

Free/ Fee-paying

Organisation

The Network of Alcohol and other Drugs Agencies (NADA) 

Training/Resource

Managing comorbidity: Tips and tricks for adapting practice in a changing environment

Link

https://www.nada.org.au/resources/managing-comorbidity-tips-and-tricks-for-adapting-practice-in-a-changing-environment/

Mode

Online

Cost

Free

Organisation

Double Whammy 

Training/Resource

(course accessible through CCWT and also via NADA)

Co-occurring mental health and alcohol and other drug issues are the norm rather than the exception. How do you provide services and supports that are responsive to the diversity and magnitude of client’s needs? What knowledge and techniques can you use to implement quality service delivery? What is a brief intervention? And how and when can you effectively use brief interventions to assist clients?

Link

https://www.ccwt.edu.au/course/ADMH02

Mode

Online/ In Person

Cost

Fee-paying

Organisation

The Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) GP Education Program- AOD essential skills training for GPs

Training/Resource

Essential Skills Training focuses on developing the AOD core skills of GPs. The training covers how to start conversations about AOD use with patients, how to recognise patients who might be at higher risk of AOD use and how to deal with difficult patient behaviours during GP consults.

Link

https://www.racgp.org.au/education/professional-development/courses/alcohol-and-other-drugs#essential

Mode

Online/ In Person

Cost

Fee-paying

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