Tips for the Effective Assessment, Treatment and Management of Substance Abuse Amongst Veterans

Date produced 18 April 2017

View this webinar to improve your understanding of the relationship between substance use and mental health in military veterans.

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Watch this facilitated panel discussion of Chris's story to be better equipped to: 

  • a better understanding of the characteristics, prevalence and risks associated with substance abuse amongst military personnel and veterans    
  • heightened awareness of evidence based psychological and medical approaches to treat and manage substance abuse amongst military personnel and veterans   
  • increased confidence in supporting and managing military personnel and veterans challenged by substance abuse.  
Resources such as panellist biographies, case study, presenter slides and supporting resources are available on the DVA At-Ease Professional website.
 

Resources such as panellist biographies, case study, presenter slides and supporting resources are available on the DVA At-Ease Professional website.

The panellists for this webinar are:

  • Dr Matthew Frei (Addiction Medicine Specialist, Victoria)
  • Professor Nicole Lee (Consultant Psychologist, New South Wales)
  • Dr Jonathon Lane (Psychiatrist, Tasmania)

    Facilitator:
  • Professor Mark Creamer (Clinical Psychologist, Victoria) 
 
 


Resources such as panellist biographies, case study, presenter slides and supporting resources are available on the DVA At-Ease Professional website.

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