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People rarely die from heroin overdoses - meaning pure concentrations of the drug which simply overwhelm the body's responses. In a study conducted by the National Alcohol and Drug Research Centre, the majority of drug deaths involved heroin in combination with either alcohol (40 percent) or tranquilizers (30 percent).
 
OPEN THE GOOD PRACTICE TOOLKIT

OPEN THE GOOD PRACTICE TOOLKIT

Dovetail are developing a suite of Good Practice Guides and accompanying tools and resources for the youth alcohol and drug sector.

All resources are available for free download and Queensland based services who work with young people can request limited hard copies from Dovetail by contacting us on 3837 5621 or by email to info@dovetail.org.au

 
 
GUIDE 03: PRACTICE STRATEGIES AND INTERVENTIONS

GUIDE 03: PRACTICE STRATEGIES AND INTERVENTIONS

This guide canvasses the main practice apporaches utilised by workers who engage with young people experiencing problematic AOD use whilst exploring the many and varied challenges associated with this type of work.

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GUIDE 02 LEGAL AND ETHICAL DIMENSIONS OF PRACTICE

GUIDE 02 LEGAL AND ETHICAL DIMENSIONS OF PRACTICE

This guide is designed to assist Queensland-based youth AOD workers to better understand and negotiate the complex interplay of ethical, legal and organisational considerations in their practice.

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GUIDE 01 A FRAMEWORK FOR YOUTH ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG PRACTICE

GUIDE 01 A FRAMEWORK FOR YOUTH ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG PRACTICE

This guide outlines a framework for working with young people whose AOD use creates significant vulnerability to current or future harm.

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Online Training: An Introduction to Youth AOD

Online Training: An Introduction to Youth AOD

This self-paced online orientation package is designed for workers who are new to youth AOD work. It includes an overview of key terminology, state and federal policies, practice approaches and some information on key sources of information and resources.

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Dovetail Factsheets

Dovetail Factsheets

A range of factsheets developed by Dovetail on subjects such as: dealing with intoxication, being a youth friendly service, O. R. T., pregnancy and substance use, and more.

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Resources for School Support Staff

Resources for School Support Staff

Browse this area to obtain resources from a variety of subjects relevant to school support staff.

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