Connect & Learn: Methamphetamine associated psychosis

31 May 2018

Through an overview of the contemporary evidence on methamphetamine use and psychosis, this clinically-focused webinar will provide participants with the opportunity to develop an understanding of how best to assess and manage individuals presenting with this significant problem.

Summary

Did you know that one in three people who experience ice psychosis goes on to develop a chronic psychotic disorder like schizophrenia?

Through an overview of the contemporary evidence on methamphetamine use and psychosis, this clinically-focused webinar will provide participants with the opportunity to develop an understanding of how best to assess and manage individuals presenting with this significant problem.

Presenter

Dr Shalini Arunogiri works as an addiction psychiatrist and is Clinical lead of State-wide Services at Turning Point and is a senior lecturer at Monash University.

She is Chair of the Bi-national Faculty of Addiction Psychiatry at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP).

Shalini is currently completing a PhD on methamphetamine psychosis and is passionate about delivering better care for people with co-occurring substance use and mental health problems.

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About Connect & Learn

This is the fifth in a series of 10 case-based webinars funded by DHHS, designed to support AOD clinicians throughout regional Victoria and metropolitan Victoria.

Webinars will be presented by experienced clinicians currently working in the AOD sector and facilitated by Turning Point.