ACECHO – AOD Collaborative ECHO

The AOD Collaborative ECHO (ACECHO) partnership involves VAADA, Turning Point, and Goulburn Valley Health. This dedicated ECHO for Victorian AOD state-funded services aims to enhance the capabilities of AOD workers in addressing substance use issues among their clients. The primary objective of these sessions is to foster a community of AOD workers with varying levels of expertise, united by the shared goal of improving the well-being, and achieving positive outcomes, for individuals with problematic substance use.

Conducted under the guidance of Turning Point, each session commences with a presentation delivered by a Turning Point expert or a related professional, focusing on a specific topic. This is followed by an in-depth case consultation, during which attendees have the opportunity to ask questions or offer recommendations based on a case study presented by one of the participants.

ACECHO Timetable 2024 (February – July)


24th April, 2024

Opioid Pharmacotherapy – What’s New
Presenter: Jon Cook

Hear about the latest in the opioid pharmacotherapy system overseas and at home in Victoria.

Jon Cook is an Addiction Medicine Specialist and has served as the Head of Addiction Medicine at Western Health for six years. With a background in community health and youth AOD services, Jon brings valuable expertise to the intersection of medicine and community well-being.


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Submit a Case Presentation to ACECHO

Case presentations by participating healthcare providers are the cornerstone of the ECHO model. Presentations are always followed by an open Q & A discussion of the case and recommendations by the hub team. To submit a case study, click Go to Form.

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