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Crystal Clear: Responding to Methamphetamine Use

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'Biala' City Community Health Centre

4th Floor

270 Roma Street

Brisbane, QLD 4000

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This half day 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 covered include:
• overview of meth/amphetamine: what it is and how it affects the body
• history, statistics, current trends and rates of use
• risks, harms, dependence, intoxication, withdrawal and psychosis
• harm reduction and evidence-based treatment options
• overview of new “Meth-Check” treatment tools
• supporting families and significant others
• designing services to better respond

Presenters: Margaret Ness and Rod Jones

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'Biala' City Community Health Centre

4th Floor

270 Roma Street

Brisbane, QLD 4000

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