Appendix B: Other useful resources

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Other useful resources
Back, S., Foa, E., Killeen, T., Mills, K.L., Teesson, M., Cotton, B.D., Carroll, K.M., Brady, K.T. (2015). Concurrent treatment of PTSD and substance use disorders using prolonged exposure (COPE): Therapist guide. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Baker, A., Kay-Lambkin, F., Lee, N. K., Claire, M. & Jenner, L. (2003). A brief cognitive behavioural intervention for regular amphetamine users. Canberra, Australia: Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.
Baker, A. & Velleman, R. (2007). Clinical handbook of co-existing mental health and drug and alcohol problems. London, UK: Routledge.
Clancy, R. & Terry, M. (2007). Psychiatry and substance use: An interactive resource for clinicians working with clients who have mental health and substance use problems [DVD-ROM]. Newcastle, Australia: NSW Health.

Cracks in the ice. Evidence-based information about crystal methamphetamine for health professionals, community members, schools, and families. 

eCliPSE: electronic Clinical Pathways to Service Excellence. An online portal of evidence-based treatments for co-occurring mental and substance use disorders. 

Graham, H. (2003). Cognitive-behavioural integrated treatment (C-BIT): A treatment manual for substance misuse in people with severe mental health problems. Chichester, UK: Wiley.

Lee, N., Jenner, L., Kay-Lambkin, F., Hall, K., Dann, F., Roeg, S., et al. (2007). PsyCheck: Responding to mental health issues within alcohol and drug treatment. Canberra, Australia: Commonwealth of Australia.

Mental health statement of rights and responsibilities.

Miller, W. and Rollnick, S. (2013). Motivational interviewing: Helping people change (3rd Edition). New York, NY: Guildford Press.

Comorbidity information booklets by Mills K.L., Marel C., Baker A., Teesson M., Dore G., Kay-Lambkin F., Manns L., Trimingham T. (2011). Sydney, Australia: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre.

  • Anxiety and substance use.
  • Mood and substance use.
  • Trauma and substance use.
  • Psychosis and substance use.
  • Personality and substance use.

National practice standards for the mental health workforce.

National practice standards for social workers.

Positive choices learning portal. An online portal to help school communities access current, evidence-based drug education resources and prevention programs. 

Reilly, P. M. & Shopshire, M. S. (2002). Anger management for substance abuse and mental health clients: A cognitive behavioural therapy manual. Rockville, MD: US Department of Health and Human Services.


Other useful resources (continued)

Agency Name Contact Service
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Association ACT (ATODA)

Peak body representing government and non-government alcohol and other drug sector in the Australian Capital Territory.
Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Council of Tasmania Inc (ATDC)

The peak body representing the NGO, not for- profit Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) sector in Tasmania.
Association of Alcohol and Other Drug Agencies NT (AADANT)

Peak body for the alcohol and other drug sector in the Northern Territory.
Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)

Professional body for social workers in Australia.
Australian Drug Foundation (ADF)

Information on drugs and services.
Australian Drug Foundation (ADF) Drug Information Directory

Search directory for information on alcohol and other drugs and mental health.
Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre

Alcohol and other drugs information resource for Aboriginal communities.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

Information and resources for Indigenous health.
Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs (APSAD)

Professional body for individuals working in the alcohol and other drugs field.

Other useful resources (continued)

Agency Name Contact Service
Australian Psychological Society (APS)

Professional body for psychologists in Australia.
Australian Therapeutic Communities Association (ATCA)

Peak body representing therapeutic communities in Australia.
Beyond Blue

A national, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related substance misuse disorders in Australia.
Black Dog Institute

A not-for-profit research, education, and training institute with expertise in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mood disorders.
Drug and Alcohol Multicultural Education Centre (DAMEC)

Non-government organisation providing support, education, research, and training about drug and alcohol issues for CALD groups in NSW.
Drug and Alcohol Nurses of Australia (DANA)

Peak body representing alcohol and other drug nursing in Australia.
Drug Awareness and Relief Foundation (Australia)

Provides compassion and specialist care throughout Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia through a range of programs and services that include education, outreach, prevention and treatment.
Dual diagnosis Australia and NZ

An online community of people interested in contributing to better outcomes for persons with co-occurring substance use and mental health disorders.
eCliPSE: electronic Clinical Pathways to Service Excellence 

An online portal of evidence-based treatments for co-occurring mental and substance use disorders.

Online and telephone support service for young people experiencing mental health issues.
Family Drug Support Australia

1300 368 186

Assists families throughout Australia to deal with drug issues and achieves positive outcomes.

Other useful resources (continued)

Agency Name Contact Service
GROW Fellowship

1800 558 268

A 12-step fellowship for people experiencing mental illness. Services include meetings across Australia and a residential service in Australia.

A government-funded youth mental health information site.
Hepatitis Australia and the National Hepatitis Infoline

1300 437 222

The peak, national, non-government organization (NGO) representing the interests of the Australian viral hepatitis community sector, provides a number of useful resources and referrals to statebased organisations.
Homelessness Australia

Peak body for homelessness in Australia.
Mental Health Australia

The peak, national NGO representing and promoting the interests of the Australian mental health sector.
Mental Health Coalition of South Australia

The peak body promoting the interests of non-government organisations supporting people with a psychiatric disability in SA.
Mental Health Community Coalition ACT (MHCC ACT)

The peak body representing the non-profit community mental health sector in the ACT.
Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC)

The peak body for community mental health organisations in NSW.
Mental Health Council of Tasmania (MHCT)

The peak body representing the interests of non-government mental health consumer organisations, carer organisations and service provider organisations.
Mental Health First Aid

Provides evidenced-based mental health first aid education to all.
Mental Health Victoria

The peak body for mental health service providers in Victoria.


Other useful resources (continued)

Agency Name Contact Service

A CBT self-help training program for depression.
National Comorbidity Initiative

A review of data collections relating to people with coexisting substance use and mental health disorders.
Network of Alcohol and Drug Agencies Inc (NADA)

A peak organisation for the alcohol and drug non-government sector throughout NSW.
Northern Territory Council of Social Service (NTCOSS)

The peak body for the social and community sector in the Northern Territory.
NT Mental Health Coalition

The peak body representing the community-based mental health sector in the NT.
Psychiatry Online: DSM-5 library

An online resource for the DSM-5.
Queensland Network of Alcohol and other Drugs Agencies (QNADA)

The peak organisation for non-government alcohol and drug agencies throughout Queensland.

An online service providing information and referrals to young people with a variety of problems including AOD and mental health problems.

ReachOut Professionals 

Online resource for youth mental health and AOD workers.
SMART recovery Australia 

A peer-managed self-help group that assists recovery from AOD dependencies.
Society for Mental Health Research (SMHR)

National body for individuals engaged in research relating to mental health


Other useful resources (continued)

Agency Name Contact Service
South Australian Network of Drug and Alcohol Services (SANDAS) The peak body for non-government organisations working in the AOD field in South Australia.
The Mental Health Services (TheMHS) Learning network aimed at improving mental health services in Australia and New Zealand.
Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association Inc. (VAADA) The peak body representing AOD services in Victoria.
Western Australian Association for Mental Health (WAAMH) The peak mental health representative body in Western Australia for non-government non- profit agencies.
Western Australian Network of Alcohol and Other Drug Agencies (WANADA)

The peak body for the non-profit AOD sector in

Western Australia.
Ybblue Aims to aid young people (as well as their family and friends) in talking about and seeking help for depression.
Youth Coalition for the ACT The peak youth affairs body in the ACT and responsible for representing the interests of people aged between 12–25 years of age, and those who work with them.