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Workshop

Advanced Harm Reduction

by Insight

  • date & time

    Tue. 16 Oct 2018
    9:00 am – 4:30 pm

  • location
    4th Floor, 270 Roma Street, 'Biala' City Community Health Centre, Brisbane QLD 4000

NB: Participants must have completed Insight's "Understanding Psychoactive Drugs" workshop or be an existing employee of an AOD or Mental Health service to be eligible for this workshop.

This course is designed to equip frontline AOD and Mental Health specialists with up-to-date information on generalist and substance-specific harm reduction strategies for AOD clients. 

Other topics covered include:

  • evidence underpinning harm reduction as an intervention
  • principles of ethical harm reduction
  • substance-specific harm reduction strategies
  • full overview of safer injecting practices

Participants will also be provided with an overview of the types of injecting equipment available at primary NSPs and witness a practical demonstration of safe injecting with a prosthetic device.


NB: This training is targeted towards workers employed within specialist AOD treatment and mental health services only. It is not suitable for generalist health and community workers, statutory officers or members of the general public.


Presenters: Samantha Clark and Jim Hunt

Click Here to download a flyer for this workshop.


Tea, coffee and a light lunch are provided at all full-day workshops at Biala. The building is wheelchair accessible and interpreters, captioning services and other sensory impairment aids can be organised if required. Please contact us at least 2 weeks prior to your workshop to discuss. 

NB: There is no parking available at Biala.


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