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A community response to alcohol and other drug issues in the City of Yarra
YDHF December Community Forum
October 3, 2021

YDHF December Community Forum

YDHF have made it a priority to proactively engage in work and discussions to address the stigma and discrimination experienced by people who use drugs. The December forum of YDHF will look at the stigma and discrimination experienced by people who use drugs in accessing the health care that they need as a human rights issue. Access to health care for people who use drugs - what I know about this issue, what I think is needed to fix it…

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Laws to Regulate Public Drinking
August 3, 2021

Laws to Regulate Public Drinking

Pros, Pitfalls, Evidence and Alternatives https://youtu.be/4bzmWz-N0Vs 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 about pros, pitfalls, and alternatives. Presentations:  Evidence based health approaches to public drinkingProfessor Rob Moodie, Deputy Director Faculty of Health University of MelbournePros, pitfalls and alternativesVictoria Police Inspector - Jim LappinVictorian Aboriginal Legal Service (VALS) - George Selvanera, Acting…

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The Future of Cannabis in Victoria
June 19, 2021

The Future of Cannabis in Victoria

https://youtu.be/cuVLDBeIZfo 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, consider and report on the use of cannabis in Victoria, framed by these Terms of Reference: ⚫ Prevent young people and children from accessing and using cannabis in Victoria;⚫ Protect public health and public safety in relation to the…

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International Overdose Awareness Day 2021
June 19, 2021

International Overdose Awareness Day 2021

WATCH HERE Live 7:30pm, Monday September 6th NEW DATE - Live event postponedDue to unforeseen circumstances, we will now be hosting our IOAD event on Monday the 6th of September at 7:30pm. 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 the harms associated with drug use. Policies focused on…

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