Welcome to the AChAM homepage
The AChAM President is Dr Matthew Frei FAChAM.
Matthew is the Clinical Head of DACAS's South Eastern Alcohol & Drug Services, the Head of Clinical Services at Turning Point Alcohol & Drug Centre and Eastern Health Alcohol & Drug Services, and an Adjunct Lecturer at Monash University.
Education Officer (training related enquiries)
Executive Officer (all other enquiries)
The Addiction 2015 Conference, hosted by the Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association will take place from 20-22 May 2015 (new date).
The RACP has submitted the Stage 2 application.
A suite of modules, intended to update healthcare professionals on the epidemiology and evidence base for current treatment approaches to addiction disorders, is available to the medical community free of charge through the RACP's eLearning portal. These resources include:
The modules, which assume a basic level of knowledge of drug and alcohol problems, can be undertaken in multiple sittings.
Need an AChAM Fellow for patient assessment? Here is a list of Fellows who accept referrals.
Results of the joint Methadone survey undertaken by Fellows of the Australasian Chapters of Addiction and Palliative Medicine and the Faculty of Pain Medicine, ANZCA can be found here.
Relevant RACP policies, such as the RACP statement on the Use of Sustained Release Formulations of Naltrexone in Opioid Dependence, and on the Sydney Medically Supervised Injecting Centre can be found here.