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Applications close: 28 August 2020

KA036 Sniffing, huffing and chroming: Responding to volatile substance use
Date: 18 September 2020
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm

Target audience: Human service providers and frontline workers responding to VSU issues.

Presented by Community Support and Development Programs, Mental Health Commission

Please note: This event covers similar content to "What is volatile substance use?" so past participants need not apply.

Details: Volatile substance use (VSU) is a complex issue which can have a devastating effect on individuals, families and communities, particularly when used by young people.

This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of:

  • Drug effects
  • Patterns and prevalence of use
  • The risks and harms associated with VSU.

It will include best-practice strategies to respond to VSU and an opportunity to explore harm reduction strategies that can be implemented at an individual, agency and community level.

Registration information

Please ensure that you complete all requested information in the application as incomplete applications may not be processed. While this event is free-of-charge, places are limited and application for an event does not guarantee acceptance. After the event closing date, applications are assessed in relation to the stated target audience criteria. Applicants will be notified if their application has been accepted or otherwise within 48 hours of the closing date for the event. Registrations may be closed earlier than the advertised time without notice, if the number of suitable applicants for the training has been reached. All events will be held in Perth and venue details will be provided at confirmation of your acceptance for an event.

Attendance information

If you are offered a place, we ask that you make a commitment to attend. If you are unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible – as we may be able to offer your place to another applicant. You must have your manager’s approval to attend prior to submitting your application. Only registered participants will be accepted on the day of the training event. We are unable to accept a delegate on your behalf without prior arrangement.

We are unable to provide certificates of attendance to participants who do not complete the event.

For further enquiries please contact the Workforce Development Administration Officer on 6553 0560.



  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Mental Health Commission Level 1
1 Nash Street
Perth Western Australia
Australia 6000