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Clinical Guidelines

The Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Centre has produced a series of clinical treatment guidelines to assist health professionals treat people with alcohol and other drug problems.  Information about the series and an order form is available from the Turning Point website.

Turning Point has also produced Alcohol & Other Drug Withdrawal Practice Guidelines (2009) funded by the Mental Health and Drugs Division of the Victorian Department of Human Services. The Guidelines reflect on the changing patterns of AOD use and advances in understanding drug withdrawal syndromes and assessment and care.

The complete version of the guidelines are available for download from the Turning Point website. The following chapters are extracted from the guidelines and are available for download below.

DocumentAlcohol withdrawal guidelines

AOD withdrawal guidelines - Alcohol chapter
DocumentBenzodiazepine withdrawal guidelines

AOD withdrawal guidelines - Benzodiazepines chapter
DocumentCannabis withdrawal guidelines

AOD withdrawal guidelines - Cannabis chapter
DocumentOpioid withdrawal guidelines

AOD withdrawal guidelines - Opioids chapter

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