Drug and Alcohol Clinical Advisory Service (DACAS) - Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre

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Australia, VIC Creator: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre Available for: Desktop Last reviewed: 25/03/2018

Review: A twenty-four hour, seven-day specialist telephone consultancy service available to all health professionals in Victoria. The service provides clinical advice to health professionals who have concerns about the clinical management of patients and clients with alcohol and other drug problems. Assistance is available to help with assessment, medical management of withdrawal syndromes, substitution pharmacotherapy and other prescribing issues, medical and nursing management of intoxication and toxicity, management of medical and psychiatric complications associated with drug and alcohol use, drug interactions and pain management.  

Tags: Alcohol, Assessment, Clinical guidelines, Comorbidity, Harm reduction, Information, Mental health, Pharmacotherapy, Polydrug use, Professionals, Screening, Telephone, Withdrawal