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Providing up to date information about drugs and alcohol, screening tools, early detection strategies and treatment options.

Problematic substance use is a chronic, relapsing condition which is difficult to treat. GPs and other primary care professionals have a key role to play in prevention, early detection and management of substance misuse and dependence.

This three-hour face to face training opportunity for General Practitioners aims to provide GPs with the skills to confidently identify problematic substance use by using appropriate screening tools, formulate early detection strategies, apply safe drinking guidelines and apply alcohol withdrawal principles.

Topics covered in the training include:

  • Withdrawal management principles
  • Withdrawal management and case planning
  • Withdrawal for alcohol
  • Withdrawal for opioids
  • Withdrawal – other
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Case studies.

The GP Addiction Medicine Education Program is delivered in partnership with Coordinaire and the South Eastern NSW Primary Health Network (PHN).

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Upcoming events can be found on our Drug and Alcohol First Aid Eventbrite page.

Lives Lived Well acknowledges the peoples of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia, respecting their continuing connection to land, culture and community. We pay our respects to elders past, present and future. 

Lives Lived Well celebrates diversity and is committed to providing inclusive services. Everyone has the right to live well, with dignity and respect. We offer support to all people without judgment or discrimination.

The images used in this website are stock images of persons used for illustrative purposes only and do not, expressely or impliedly, portray persons with drug or alcohol problems.