Release date: May 2017
Estimated completion time*: 1.5 hrs

This resource aims to build the resilience of frontline workers and empower them to confidently manage methamphetamine abuse on the frontline.

*The estimated completion time is an approximate guide and does not account for time spent on optional additional readings and activities.

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Tags: Category 1 Educational Activities

Format: The multimedia resource includes a dedicated Pomegranate podcast featuring expert insights and a skills toolbox that draws together the latest statistics, media coverage and government response, resources to support the wellbeing of medical professionals working on the front line, and methods for dealing with methamphetamine presentations.


1. Podcast 2. Activities 3. Skills Toolbox

  • Prof Amanda Baker, Calvary Mater Hospital, University of Newcastle
  • A/Prof Nadine Ezard FAChAM, St Vincent’s Drug and Alcohol Service, University of Sydney
  • Dr Martin Lloyd-Jones, VMO Department of Addiction Medicine, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, Medical Director Substance Use and Addiction Program Delmont Private Hospital
  • Dr Nikola Ognyenovits, Addiction Medicine Training Committee
  • Prof Alison Ritter, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales
  • Dr Gilbert Whitton FAChAM, Bankstown Hospital, Sydney