Inhalant use presents a range of challenges for the service system. The cohort regularly using inhalants are often very young, frequently with backgrounds of complex trauma, and interfacing with the justice, health and child protection system. This presentation will provide an update on inhalant use in Queensland including information on the medical management of inhalant use, and strategies to assist coordinated multi-agency responses.
Cameron is a Social Worker with twenty years experience in the youth alcohol and other drug sector in roles spanning individual counselling, outreach and peer education. Commencing with Dovetail at the project's inception in 2010, Cameron combines a systems-approach with an extensive knowledge of alcohol and other drugs in order to support the workforce to better respond to complex problems in young people.