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AOD Harm Reduction - Logan

by Insight

  • date & time

    Tue. 11 May 2021
    8:30 am – 4:00 pm

  • location
    Addiction & Mental Health Services, 51 Wembley Road, Logan Central, QLD 4114

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:  Jim Hunt and James Hoey.


NB: Participants will be required to provide their own lunch.


Any changes to COVID restrictions may have an impact to this workshop as educators will be travelling from Brisbane. If this is the case, a virtual alternative will be offered and details will be forwarded via e-mail. Please ensure all contact details are up to date on your Insight profile to facilitate this. A minimum of four attendees will be required for this virtual alternative to go ahead.

Please ensure adherence to all relevant conditions https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/current-status/public-health-directions for attendance to our workshops.


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