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Methamphetamine (‘ice’): A clinical guide for Primary Care Health Professionals

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This resource is by NCCRED (National Centre for Clinical Research on Emerging Drugs). 

This resource provides a clinical guidance tool for primary care health professionals for assessment, management, and treatment of methamphetamine use.

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Summary: This clinical guidance tool provides practical information and resources for primary care health professionals for assessment, management, and treatment of use.

This resource covers a broad range of content including:

  • tips for starting a conversation about alcohol or other drug use with clients
  • brief screener tools
  • brief guides and checklists for conducting a stimulant-specific health assessment, social situation assessment and mental health assessment
  • information about the stages of change and questions assessing a person’s motivation to change their methamphetamine use
  • harm reduction tips
  • strategies for coping with methamphetamine

In addition to being available online, this resource can be downloaded as a PDF A5 booklet or ordered as a hard-copy booklet.  Click to access the online resource below and scroll to the bottom of the resource for further information about downloading a PDF booklet or ordering hard-copy booklets.

Developers: This resource was developed by NCCRED (National Centre for Clinical Research on Emerging Drugs).

Year: 2020

Costs: Free

Evidence baseThis resource has undergone expert review. Refer to the NCCRED website for more information about this resource.

Page last reviewed: Wednesday, 20 October 2021