Australian Family Physician
Australian Family Physician



Leanne Lawrence

DipComServices, Cert III Health Office Procedures, Illawarra AMS Community Services Team Manager, Drug and Alcohol Program, Ilawarra Aboriginal Medical Service, Wollongong, NSW

Outpatient alcohol withdrawal management for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians

Withdrawal management can be an essential step on the path to abstinence but may also help to interrupt a pattern of heavy and dependent use, and facilitate engagement in further treatment. Medical...

Should naltrexone be the first-line medicine to treat alcohol dependence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations? An Australian perspective

A higher proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are non-drinkers, compared with their non-Indigenous counterparts. However, those who drink are more likely to consume alcohol...


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