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Crystal Clear: Responding to Methamphetamine Use - Roma

by Insight

  • date & time

    Tue. 31 Jul 2018
    8:30 am – 12:30 pm

  • location
    Training and Development Room, Roma Hospital, 197-243 McDowall St, Roma QLD 4455

This half day workshop is designed to assist frontline health and community service practitioners who work in 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: Jim Hunt and Samantha Clark

Click here to download a flyer for this workshop.

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