Thileepan Naren

MBBS, MHM, MPH, FACRRM, FRACGP, FASLM, GAICD, Addiction Medicine Advanced Trainee, Western Health, St Albans, Vic; Host, Cracking Addiction Podcast

Aboriginal communities need to be at the forefront of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign

To ensure that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are vaccinated it is essential to engage, work and consult with and listen to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

The impact of telehealth on patient attendance and revenue within an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation during COVID-19

Responding to the pandemic, ACCHOs in many locations increased the number and type of services they were delivering via telehealth, particularly for general practice–related services.

Lifestyle interventions in the management of substance use disorder

These interventions play a part in substance use disorder treatment and relapse prevention as well as improving physical and mental health and quality of life.