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2. Pharmacotherapy treatment - health.vic.- Victoria State Government

Australia, VIC Creator: Victoria State Government Last reviewed: 31/01/2019

Review: Pharmacotherapy is one of the six treatment streams available for clients with heroin or opioid dependence in Victoria. It is usually prescribed by general practitioners or nurse practitioners who have been trained to prescribe. Trained community-based pharmacists usually dispense pharmacotherapy. Clients can access pharmacotherapy through DirectLine, catchment-based intake and assessment services and primary-care providers. Specialist pharmacotherapy services are available for people with complex medical, comorbidity or mental health problems. Additional documents available for medical personnel including the 'Policy for maintenance pharmacotherapy for opioid dependence'. This is the Victorian Government's information page about pharmacotherapy and available treatment options in Victoria. 

Tags: Comorbidity, Databases, Heroin, Medical, Mental health, Pharmacotherapy, Policy, Service directories

5. Qld Progressive Health

Australia, QLD Creator: Qld Progressive Health Last reviewed: 21/01/2018

Review: Medical and psychological support services for people who use opiate drugs and are seeking treatment. Services include bulk-billed appointments with doctors for opioid replacement therapy with Suboxone, Methadone and Subutex and referral to counselling services. Also helps with pain management.

Tags: Addiction, Consumers, Counselling, Harm reduction, Heroin, Pharmacotherapy, Referrals, Rehab

8. Alcohol and other Drugs - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)

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Australia Creator: Australian Government - Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Last reviewed: 28/01/2016 Tags: Addiction, Databases, Evaluation, Government, Information, Professionals, Statistics