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Upcoming Webinar: Supporting frontline workers with key information and resources about ice

This webinar will provide information about:

  • How ice affects people and communities
  • Worker safety and preventing, managing and recovering from ice-related critical incidents
  • The impacts of using ice with alcohol and other drugs
  • Communicating with and supporting people who use ice
  • Prevention and intervention for ice use
  • Organizational responses to the use of ice
This information will be relevant to frontline workers, peer workers, health professionals and the general community.

Presenter: Allan Trifonoff and Roger Nicholas, National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University

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Webinar on-demand: Psychosis and other mental health effects of ice

This webinar will explore the mental health effects of methamphetamine (including “ice”), with a particular focus on methamphetamine psychosis – what it is, how common it is, the risk factors and how it differs from schizophrenia.

This webinar will be relevant to health professionals, families and friends of people using ice, teachers, and general community members. 

Presented by A/Prof Rebecca McKetin

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Webinar On-Demand: Tackling stigma in a 2018 environment

This webinar explores Jack Nagle's personal story and experiences of the drug ice. He talks about his story, explores what it's like being a young person and how to reach young people effectively in 2018.

Presented by Mr Jack Nagle.

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Please note this webinar discusses themes around drug use and suicide. If this webinar raises any concerns for you, a number of support service can be found through the ‘Get Support Now’ link or you can call Lifeline (a free and confidential 24-hour crisis helpline) directly on 13 11 14.

Webinar on-demand: Effects of ice on the brain and body, and implications for responding

This webinar will explain in plain language the effects of methamphetamine (including ice) on the brain and body and the resulting impacts on functioning. This understanding will assist participants to adapt and develop more effective strategies to respond to people who use methamphetamine.

Presented by A/Prof Nicole Lee

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Webinar On-Demand: How to support families and friends with a loved one using methamphetamine.

This webinar describes the challenges faced by families and friends of those struggling with addiction and introduces an online support program for families and friends of addicted loved ones, which integrates the 5‐Step model (SAFE), developed by Professor Richard Velleman in the UK.

Presented by A/Prof Frances Kay-Lambkin

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Webinar on-demand: Where can I find trusted evidence-based information about the drug ice?

This webinar provides information on recent trends in use of the drug ice in Australia, and introduces a new online toolkit providing evidence-based information for the Australian community.

Presented by Dr Cath Chapman

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Webinar on-demand: How can Parents and Schools Prevent Drug Related Harms?

This webinar provides information for parents and schools about evidence-based drug prevention.

Presented by Dr Nicola Newton & Dr Lexine Stapinski

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Page last updated: Friday, 17 August 2018