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    Supporting families affected by alcohol and other drugs in Australia.
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National Family Drug Support Day 2017

NFDS Day 2017Please visit the National Family Drug Support Day website now to register attendance for 2017 events around Australia, and in the USA, Macau and Hong Kong.

2017 will be the 20th anniversary of FDS and the focus for the National Day will be ‘see the person not the drug’.
 

SA Project Officer/Family support worker - position available

SA Project Officer/Family support worker - position available

FDS is seeking a Project Officer/Family support worker, situated in Adelaide, covering Metropolitan Adelaide, working 3 days (21 hours) per week. Key activities include: Establishing family support groups, Provide counselling for families: Group and One-on-One, combination of either over the phone or face to face counselling and Deliver FDS’ Stepping Forward information sessions. Applications close: 7th April, 2017

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It's Time To Face The Music On Australia's Flawed Drug Policy

t's Time To Face The Music On Australia's Flawed Drug Policy

Harm Reduction Australia President Gino Vumbaca Huffington Post article highlighting a few changes that could make a real difference to Australia’s Drug Policy.

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Items of Interest

Walking a Tightrope

Alcohol and other drug use and violence: A guide for families
 
Alcohol and other drug use and family violence often occur together. Families already coping with a family member who uses alcohol and drugs can also be exposed to violent behaviours. Living with a family member who uses alcohol or other drugs and who is violent can be frightening. It can feel like walking a tightrope. Specialist support and medical attention may be helpful.