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    Supporting families affected by alcohol and other drugs in Australia.
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International Family Drug Support Day 2020

FSD DAY LOGO 250Behind every statistic of drug-related overdose death, arrest or hospitalisation there is a family suffering the pain. All too often in a cloud of stigma and shame.
 
Events are being held around the country and internationally to mark the International Family Drug Support Day on 24 February 2020.
 

QLD Family Worker

QLD Family Worker - position available

FDS is seeking a motivated family worker to support the Manager, to establish and expand the service in Queensland, providing support to families affected by Alcohol and other drugs. We are offering a fulltime (35hour) position, working ‘flexible’ hours, “to suit family’s requirements”.

Applications close: 21st February, 2020.

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NSW Family Project Officer

NSW Family Project Officer - position available

FDS is seeking a motivated Family Project officer to establish and expand the service in New South Wales, providing support to families affected by Alcohol and other drugs. We are offering either a fulltime (35hour) position, working ‘flexible’ hours, “to suit family’s requirements”.

Applications close: Friday, 28th February, 2020 at COB

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Tobacco Harm Reduction and the right to health

Stages of Change preview - Stepping Forward Session

Presented by Chrissie Kelly from Family Drug Support.

In this video Chrissie Kelly, Queensland State Manager, Family Drug Support explains the work of Family Drug support and discusses the stages of change for families model. This model can be helpful for families to understand where they are at on their journey and start to learn how to cope depending on what stage they may be at.

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Tony responds to pill testing criticism from Drug Free Australia

29 December 2019

Drug Testing Gives False Hope & Dangerous Message

Family First (NZ) says that lobbying to allow drug use and drug testing at music festivals is flawed and dangerous, and is primarily being used by drug-friendly groups as a wedge to normalise drug use. Pill testing also does not - and cannot - guarantee that the drug being taken will not cause any physical or mental harm or death to the individual consumer. It also cannot account for the individual’s physiological response to each drug.

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