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The following fact sheets and other clinical information may assist health professionals in the treatment of alcohol and other drug related presentations in a general practice setting

Factsheets for GP’s

Other clinical information and resources:





Gamma hydroxyl butyric acid (GHB)


  • Opioid withdrawal management includes:
    • Inpatient management of people on methadone or Suboxone for opioid dependence admitted to hospital plus COWS (Clinical Opioid Withdrawal Scale)
    • Inpatient management of people withdrawing from unsanctioned (illicit or prescribed) plus COWS (Clinical Opioid Withdrawal Scale)
    • Outpatient opioid withdrawal management

Substance misuse and dependence

DASSA referral information:

Other information:

Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS) 1300 13 1340

A confidential telephone counselling, information and referral service.

(Available 8.30am-10pm, 7 days for SA callers only).