Alcohol and Other Drugs for Rural GPs

Tuesday 28 June 2022, 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Treating individuals and families affected by alcohol and drug use? Find out what services are available, explore some quick and effective tools and discuss what works and what could be improved to get better outcomes?

This workshop will cover:

  • A brief overview of alcohol and other drug prevalence and harms in SA
  • The SA Specialist AOD Treatment Framework looking in particular at:
    • opportunities for primary health services to support the people affected by AOD use
    • evidence based treatment types and settings
    • the importance of language and minimising stigma
    • comorbidity and complexity in relation to AOD clients and family members
  • An overview of brief interventions/screening tools for use in general practice
  • Local services provided by NGO treatment and support services and how to access them
  • Referral processes through ADIS and direct to local AOD services
  • Q and A session
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