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Workshop

Crystal Clear: Responding to Methamphetamine Use

by Insight

  • date & time

    Tue. 17 Apr 2018
    9:00 am – 1:00 pm

  • location
    4th Floor, 270 Roma Street Brisbane QLD 4000

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: Michelle Taylor and Jim Hunt

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