Crystal Clear - How to Respond Effectively to Methamphetamine Use - Townsville
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Crystal Clear - How to Respond Effectively to Methamphetamine Use - Townsville

Crystal Clear - How to Respond Effectively to Methamphetamine Use - Townsvi...

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Cambridge Street Facility

59 Cambridge Street

Vincent, QLD 4814

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This workshop is designed to assist frontline health and community service practitioners who work in AOD treatment or casework support roles to better understand and respond to the specific needs of clients who use methamphetamine.

Topics include:

  • Overview of meth/amphetamine
  • History, statistics, current trends and rates of use
  • Risks and harms
  • Dependence, intoxication, withdrawal and psychosis
  • Harm reduction
  • Aggressive behaviour management
  • Evidence-based treatment options
  • Overview of new "Meth-Check" treatment tools
  • Supporting families and significant others
  • Designing services to better respond

Presenters:

Michelle Taylor, Occupational Therapist, SWAM Project

Karen Hassan, Clinical Nurse Coordinator, SWAM Project


This training is not open to non-professionals or members of the general public.

Please be aware that if you are unable to attended this training you can access our e-learning module through www.insightqld.org

We look forward to seeing you at the workshop.

This initiative is part of Queensland Health's response to "ice" crystal methamphetamine.

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Cambridge Street Facility

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