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A community response to alcohol and other drug issues in the City of Yarra

The Yarra Drug & Health Forum (YDHF) is a dynamic, adaptive and educative local network committed to identifying and responding to the health and social needs of the community in Yarra.

The Forum aims to ensure health and community relationships are minimally harmed by drug use in the City of Yarra – this includes the impact of drugs on individuals, families and friends, residents and visitors to the area and local businesses.

Our next community forum is:

Laws to Regulate Public Drinking

August 9, 2021 | 7:00 pm 9:00 pm
Online

Pros, Pitfalls, Evidence and Alternatives An opportunity for the community to hear from health expert Dr Rob Moodie about evidence-based health approaches to issues associated with the public consumption of alcohol, and some key stakeholders in the City of Yarra…

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The Future of Cannabis in Victoria

August 11, 2021 | 1:00 pm 3:00 pm
Online

The Inquiry into Use of Cannabis in Victoria’s report was tabled on Thursday the 5th of August. INQUIRY INTO THE USE OF CANNABIS IN VICTORIA Beginning all the way back in May of 2019, the Legislative Council agreed to inquire,…

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International Overdose Awareness Day 2021

August 31, 2021 | 7:30 pm 9:00 pm
Online

We’re inviting you to join our live stream on International Overdose Awareness Day, hearing from those who understand the issue through professional engagement, and those who understand it through direct personal experiences. Decades of expensive prohibition and policing haven’t reduced…

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Community Forums

Laws to Regulate Public Drinking

Pros, Pitfalls, Evidence and Alternatives An opportunity for the community to hear from health expert Dr Rob Moodie about evidence-based health approaches to issues associated with the public consumption of alcohol, and some key stakeholders in the City of Yarra…

The Future of Cannabis in Victoria

The Inquiry into Use of Cannabis in Victoria’s report was tabled on Thursday the 5th of August. INQUIRY INTO THE USE OF CANNABIS IN VICTORIA Beginning all the way back in May of 2019, the Legislative Council agreed to inquire,…

International Overdose Awareness Day 2021

We’re inviting you to join our live stream on International Overdose Awareness Day, hearing from those who understand the issue through professional engagement, and those who understand it through direct personal experiences. Decades of expensive prohibition and policing haven’t reduced…

Courting Drugs – Punishment or Opportunity?

In this forum, we focus in on the role of the courts in matters concerning substance use. Our guest speakers will discuss the different approaches to justice being explored and that need to be explored in Victoria. We will hear…

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