Alcohol and other drug toolkit

These resources have been made to support health professionals in their consultations with people who use alcohol and other drugs. Presentations related to the development of the resources are also included.

Older Adults

Older adults are known to be drinking alcohol at concerning levels. The content of these educational videos produced by Sushi Productions, builds on existing publications and initiatives.


Pregnant Women

General Practitioners are usually the first health professional to see a woman who thinks or knows she is pregnant. Telethon Kids Institute has created an online version of the Audit-C Learning Guide and other resources for health professionals who have early contact with pregnant women. A range of resources to support conversations about alcohol consumption in pregnancy can be found here.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Parents-to-be

Murdoch University digitalised Baby Coming – You Ready? rubric and developed online resources to build clinical capacity to undertake holistic, culturally relevant, social and emotional wellbeing assessments for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents-to-be and new parents.


AOD counselling role play

Cyrenian House has developed five role play videos for community-based AOD workers.

View  here 

Pathways & Resources

HealthPathways provides many pathways and resources for managing addictions and comorbidities for example mental health and sexual abuse.


Community pharmacist online training

The Pharmaceutical Society of Western Australia (PSA) has created an online AOD training package for community pharmacists. However, you do not need to be a pharmacist or a PSA member to access.
  1. Go to the PSA website
  2. Click on Login/Register
  3. Click on Create an Account
  4. Click on CPD
  5. Click on CPD catalogue
  6. Select a Topic – click on Addiction and substance abuse
  7. After you click on Addiction and substance abuse courses will come up under blue boxes. Find Alcohol and other drug training for pharmacists – online module.
  8. Open the module and click on Enrol Now
  9. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Launch

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