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If you require support please call our Support Line: 24/7 Telephone Line: 1300 368 186 or book an online 1 to 1 with a FDS worker through Sage.fm

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Non-religious, open meetings for family members affected by drugs and alcohol. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment. General enquiries: FDS Head Office (02) 4782 9222

NOTE:  MEETINGS ARE NOT HELD ON PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

No support meetings in your area? Check out the new FDS Online video resource here: http://www.fdsonline.org.au

 

Unless indicated, the Stepping Stones course runs over 2 consecutive weekends

Contact the facilitator (listed below) OR Head Office for more information Ph: (02) 4782 9222

Stepping Stones - Expression of Interest

Stepping Forward

Education and interactive sessions for families, friends and workers providing information and support relating to alcohol and other drugs.

Session 1 – Families Stages of Change
Session 2 – Effective Communication
Session 3 – Alcohol and Other Drugs Information
Session 4 – Drug and Alcohol Treatment Options
Session 5 – Setting Workable Boundaries
Session 6 – Dealing with Conflict
Session 7 – Families and Ice

Each session runs for approximately 2 hours and is open to the public.

Bookings are essential.

For bookings or to make enquiries, please phone the facilitator listed in each event below.

 

Stepping Forward Topic Preview – Stages of Change for Families

This video 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.

19
Mar
2024

Family Support Meeting - QLD - Nundah

19-03-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month
(6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

Venue: Family Drug Support, 3 Robinson Road, Nundah
Enquiries: Sophie 0490 782 560 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

20
Mar
2024

Family Support Meeting - QLD - Warwick

20-03-2024 4:00 pm -6:00 pm
Free

3rd Wednesday of the month
(4.00 pm - 6.00 pm)

Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

Venue: Williams Hall, 37 Guy Street, Warwick
Enquiries: Edgar 0484 002 178 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

20
Mar
2024

Family Support Meeting - NSW - Penrith

20-03-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

3rd Wednesday of the month
(6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

Venue: Uniting Church, 15 Evan Street, Penrith (behind Fire Station)
Enquiries: Kylie 0490 783 571 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

20
Mar
2024

Family Support Meeting - QLD - Maroochydore

20-03-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

3rd Wednesday of the month
(6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

Venue: Community Focus Association, 3/2-4 Ann Maree Close, Maroochydore
Enquiries:  Mona 0491 091 630 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

20
Mar
2024

Family Support Meeting - ACT - Braddon

20-03-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free

1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month
(6.00 pm - 8.00 pm)

Non-religious, open meetings for family members affected by drugs and alcohol. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

Venue: Braddon Salvation Army, Cnr of Fawkner and Elouera Streets, Braddon, ACT. 
Enquiries: Katelyn 0490 801 609 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

20
Mar
2024

Stepping Forward - QLD - Gold Coast

20-03-2024 6:00 pm -8:00 pm
Free
Modules:
Session 3 - Alcohol and Other Drugs Information
 
Venue:  Nerang Neighbourhood Centre, 29 Martin Street, Nerang.
                         
Bookings & Enquiries:  Please contact Jascinta 0490 788 382  by 18 March to make your booking or click on the link below to book directly through Eventbrite.
 
20
Mar
2024

Online Family Support Meeting - VIC - Geelong

20-03-2024 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Free
Wednesday every fortnight
(7.00 pm - 9.00 pm)
 
Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.
 

This group is online temporarily - Please call Chloe 0448 177 083 to register

Enquiries:  Chloe 0448 177 083 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

20
Mar
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Leabrook

20-03-2024 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Free

Wednesday every fortnight
(7.00 pm - 9.00 pm)

 Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

Venue: Knightsbridge Baptist Church meeting room, 455 Glynburn Road, Leabrook
Enquiries: Angela 0428 271 743 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

20
Mar
2024

Online Family Support Meeting - ACT - Statewide

20-03-2024 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Free

Wednesday every fortnight
(7.00 pm - 9.00 pm)

Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

This group is online - Please call Katelyn 0490 801 609 to register.

Enquiries: Katelyn 0490 801 609 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222

21
Mar
2024

Family Support Meeting - SA - Port Augusta

21-03-2024 5:00 pm -7:00 pm
Free

3rd Thursday of the month
(5.00 pm - 7.00 pm)

Non-religious, open meetings for family members and friends impacted by the use of drugs and/or alcohol by others. Open to anyone and providing opportunities to talk and listen to others in a non-judgemental, safe environment.

Venue: Fountain Gallery, 43 Flinders Terrace, Port Augusta
Enquiries: Angela 0428 271 743 or Head Office (02) 4782 9222


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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