Summary: These guidelines assist alcohol and drug clinicians in their work with clients experiencing methamphetamine dependence. They include a set of tools for responding to acute presentations, dependence and harms, as well as a selection of worksheets that clinicians can use with their clients to help monitor drug use, improve decision-making and problem solving skills, and plan for relapse prevention.
Developers: Lee, N., Johns, L., Jenkinson, R., Johnston, J., Connolly, K., Hall, K. & Cash, R. (2007). Clinical Treatment Guidelines for Alcohol and Drug Clinicians. No 14: Methamphetamine dependence and treatment. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre Inc.
These guidelines were developed by the Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre under funding provided by the Drug Treatment Services Unit, Department of Human Services Victoria.
Evidence base: This resource has undergone expert review. Refer to the guidelines for full reference list.