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    Family Drug Support

    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.

Administration Officer/Receptionist

Head Office Administration Officer/Reception - position available

FDS is seeking a fulltime (Mon to Fri, 35hours pw) administrative position available at our Head Office located in Katoomba NSW. Applications close: 29th January, 2020


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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Mother of music festival reveller who died takes control

'Lots of parents scared': mother of music festival reveller who died takes control
The grieving mother of festivalgoer Alex Ross-King is appealing to parents to ‘‘have a conversation with your kids that accepts reality’’ in a social media campaign about harm minimisation and drugs.
Jennie Ross-King, whose 19-year-old daughter died after consuming almost three MDMA capsules, said the campaign was aimed at arming parents with the information she wished she'd known before the Central Coast teenager left for Parramatta's FOMO festival with her friends on January 12.

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