Creating a healthier, better connected Gippsland.

Alcohol and other drugs

The Challenge

The alcohol-related death rate across Gippsland is the highest in Victoria

GPs in Gippsland have reported:

  • consulting a drug related patient at least once per week
  • contacting specialists for advice on treating drug-related issues multiple times per week
  • they’d like more education and resources around AOD related issues

The Solution

A platform with Evidence-Based Resources created by Health Professionals for Health Professionals!

What can I expect?

Training and resources covering:

  • knowledge and implementation of AOD referral pathways in the Gippsland region
  • building rapport and trust quickly with AOD patients
  • a holistic approach to AOD treatment (Physical, psychological and emotional treatment)
  • medication available for GPs to prescribe

Benefits of using the AOD platform?

  • Access four online modules covering targeted content areas tailored to Gippsland Health Professionals
  • All content is evidence-based
  • Easy to access in your own time
  • Each module takes approximately 20 minutes to complete
  • Earn CPD points

How do I get started?

Scan the QR code and fill out the form to express your interest

You’ll receive an email with your platform access details

The platform will accessible from 1 July!