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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Cannabis intervention session (CIS)

 

Overview

A Cannabis intervention session (CIS) is a one-to-one therapeutic intervention as directed under the Cannabis intervention requirement program (CIR) in Western Australia (WA). A CIS is available state-wide and is provided by authorised professional alcohol and other drug treatment agencies. The session takes approximately one hour, during which a trained alcohol and drug counsellor provides the participant with an opportunity to consider their drug use in a supportive and respectful environment and seek further help. All sessions are confidential.

The purpose of the CIS is to inform the participant of:

Participants can also expect to:

Following completion of the CIS, the counsellor will issue a completion certificate and send a copy to the WA Police for their records.

Abstract adapted from Drug and Alcohol Office (WA)

Contacts

Cannabis Intervention Session booking service
Ph: 1800 722 362

Alcohol and drug information service (ADIS)
PO Box 126
Mt Lawley WA 6929
Ph: (08) 9442 5000
Toll free: 1800 198 024 (country)
Fax: (08) 9442 5020
Email: adis@health.wa.gov.au

Related publications

Cannabis intervention requirement (2011)

Drug and Alcohol Office

Cannabis intervention requirement is part of a set of three brochures created by the Drug and Alcohol Office of Western Australia to provide information on laws surrounding cannabis-related offences. These laws came into effect in August 2011 and are only applicable to West Australian residents.

The brochure provides information on cannabis intervention requirements for adults, including how to respond to a Cannabis intervention requirement if issued by police.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Cannabis intervention requirement (juvenile) (2011)

Drug and Alcohol Office

Cannabis intervention requirement (juvenile) is part of a set of three brochures created by the Drug and Alcohol Office of Western Australia to provide information on laws surrounding cannabis-related offences. These laws came into effect in August 2011 and are only applicable to West Australian residents.

The brochure delivers information on cannabis intervention requirements for juveniles aged 14-17 years, including how to respond to a Cannabis intervention requirement if issued by police.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Cannabis intervention session (2011)

Drug and Alcohol Office

Cannabis intervention session is part of a set of three brochures created by the Drug and Alcohol Office of Western Australia to provide information on laws surrounding cannabis-related offences. These laws came into effect in August 2011 and are only applicable to West Australian residents.

The brochure provides information on cannabis intervention sessions, including information on when a session is necessary and how to book.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

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Last updated: 12 September 2014
 
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