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Raewyn Whiting

RaewynWhitingRaewyn was appointed a Board Member of Family Drug Support in 2022.

Raewyn became a member of FDS in 2016, working as a volunteer on the Support Line and as a Group Facilitator.

In 2017 she became FDS NSW Project Officer and where she created and strengthened partnerships with AOD services/agencies, liaised with drug treatment services and carers, established new family support groups, provided counselling for families, provided in house services to AOD workers and delivered several of our Stepping Forward and Stepping Stones sessions. Raewyn also collaborated with NSW Health and the University of Wollongong on research and development of a video for families and friends of people with AOD concerns.

Born and raised in New Zealand, she migrated to Australia in 1971 with her 2 sons. In 1984 Raewyn moved to the USA where she resided until 1999.

In a 20+yr career in the airline industry, Raewyn held key positions in Customer Relations, Staff Training and Global Account Management which has provided her with skill sets in negotiating, training delivery, sales, leadership techniques and teamwork.

Throughout her life, Raewyn has volunteered and created projects to assist individuals and families whose lives have been impacted by poverty, stigma and social injustice or drug and alcohol use. She has a focused understanding and commitment to Harm Reduction, Social Justice and the Family Drug Support model.

Raewyn has completed studies in Cert IV in AOD, Advanced Coach Mastery, NLP and Matrix Therapies, and has been engaged in Corporate and Personal Life Coaching and Mentoring.

Family Drug Support Australia

Supporting families and friends of people who use substances as well as bereaved families in Australia.

SUPPORT LINE (24 Hours - 7 Days)
Phone: 1300 368 186

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