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Family Drug Support Now Online for Families

FDS Support Online3 April 2017
 

Tony Trimingham, the Founder and CEO of Family Drug Support (FDS), has described how proud he is with the development of the first Australian interactive online resource designed specifically to support families struggling to deal with drug and alcohol problems.

 
The New resource is available here:  fdsonline.org.au

This project was funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health through the National Ice Action Strategy. It has been produced by Readymade Productions in collaboration with FDS staff and volunteers.

The resource centres on the documentary film of a family support group, and will be of particular benefit to families in regional and rural communities who don’t have ready access to support group meetings. The new resource, together with FDS’ 24/7 telephone support line, will help ensure every family can access support when they need it.

Bridging the Divide

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BTD SUPPORT LINE 1300 884 186
 
Hours: Monday & Wednesday - 9am - 4.30pm

The goals of Family Drug Support 'Bridging the Divide' program are to:

  • Work collaboratively with treatment services.
  • Up skill treatment staff in family support needs.
  • Provide more pathways to support families with members in treatment.
  • Provide families with realistic expectations of treatment.
  • Support families and those in treatment towards successful outcomes.
  • Increase capacity of treatment services to engage with families

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