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A community response to alcohol and other drug issues in the City of Yarra
Drug Prohibition Perpetuates Harmful Stigma and Discrimination
December 17, 2021

Drug Prohibition Perpetuates Harmful Stigma and Discrimination

https://youtu.be/MY7AgEu-86w An excerpt from our November 2021 Annual Meeting, featuring a special guest presentation from Sione Crawford, Executive Officer at Harm Reduction Victoria. Sione highlights a recent prohibition campaign from the Australian Federal Police as an example of stigmatising and dehumanising propaganda, noting that it is the nature of prohibition itself which causes most stigma and discrimination. https://ydhf.org.au/events/2021-annual-meeting/

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Farewell and Thank You Bernadette Burchell
December 17, 2021

Farewell and Thank You Bernadette Burchell

https://youtu.be/e-aqkG_-Z0o An excerpt from our November 2021 Annual Meeting, which featured a special guest presentation from Sione Crawford, Executive Officer at Harm Reduction Victoria. Bernadette Burchell is finishing up with the Yarra Drug & Health Forum after two years leading the organisation through one of its toughest periods, but also a surprisngly productive period focusing on stigma and discrimination of people who use drugs. https://ydhf.org.au/events/2021-annual-meeting/

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A public health response to public drinking is about community talking and listening
November 10, 2021

A public health response to public drinking is about community talking and listening

https://youtu.be/yI2dpcABJR8 An excerpt from our August 2021 forum on Law to Regulate Public Drinking. Professor Rob Moodie, Deputy Director Faculty of Health University of Melbourne touches on evidence based health approaches to public drinking, including the importance of community talking and listening to each other. https://ydhf.org.au/events/laws-to-regulate-public-drinking/

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