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A community response to alcohol and other drug issues in the City of Yarra
VICTORIA – Stepping Forward Online
November 10, 2021

VICTORIA – Stepping Forward Online

Is someone in your family taking drugs or alcohol? Are you looking for practical, down to earth information and support? About this event SATURDAY November 13th 2021 | 10AM FREE online education session for families and friends, delivering useful information and strategies to those supporting someone using alcohol and other drugs. Stepping Forward aims to increase people's confidence and competence in managing alcohol and other drug issues. Family Drug Support presents the ‘Stepping Forward’ series providing - Clear & practical…

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Turning Point presents: Dual diagnosis of mental illness and substance use disorder
November 9, 2021

Turning Point presents: Dual diagnosis of mental illness and substance use disorder

REGISTER at EVENTBRITE Mental illness and substance use disorder frequently co-occur, and this co-occurrence is commonly referred to as 'dual diagnosis'. Treatment and health outcomes experienced by people with dual diagnosis is an internationally recognised evidence gap. Despite emerging international evidence that people with dual diagnosis experience substantial health disparities, robust evidence on the treatment and health outcomes for people with dual diagnosis in Australia remains scarce. Furthermore, despite decades of calls to action and the promotion of Australia's 'no…

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Film and panel event – Medicating Normal
November 9, 2021

Film and panel event – Medicating Normal

NOVEMBER 17TH 2021 | 11AM - 1PM Join Reconnexion and NPS Medicinewise for a virtual community screening of Medicating Normal, a 76-minute documentary film that follows the stories of five high-functioning people whose doctors prescribed pills to help with common problems such as stress, mild depression, insomnia and grief with devastating impact on their lives. It is the untold story of the serious consequences that can occur when profit-driven medicine intersects with human beings in distress. There will be an interactive community discussion immediately after the…

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Path2Help
October 13, 2021

Path2Help

From the Alcohol and Drug Foundation Access Path2Help Path2Help is an intuitive online tool designed to help you find support and information tailored to the specific needs of your loved ones who use alcohol and other drugs. Research found that 71% of people find it difficult to access alcohol and other drug information and support because they don’t know where to look or what questions to ask. With Path2Help, you’ll be matched with alcohol and drug education resources that can…

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