Telehealth Support for Alcohol and Other Drug Use

 Telehealth Support for Alcohol and Other Drug Use

The following article was kindly provided by Cracks in the Ice

Telehealth consultations have become increasingly accessible during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

This new factsheet available here, discusses how telehealth appointments can help patients and their loved ones access support and treatment of alcohol and other drug use (such as ‘ice’ use).

The factsheet can be easily shared with patients and families, so they know what to expect from a telehealth appointment and includes practical tips on how to ensure the appointment runs smoothly.

About Cracks in the Ice

Cracks in the Ice (www.cracksintheice.org.au) is an online toolkit providing trusted, evidence-based, and up-to-date information and resources about crystal methamphetamine (‘ice’) for the Australian community.

Cracks in the Ice is supported by funding from the Australian Government Department of Health and was developed by the Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use in consultation with over 500 members of the Australian community.