Family Drug Support Australia
Support Line: 1300 368 186
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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.Learn More

Stepping Forward - NSW



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.

Important Information - Some face to face services are postponed
due to COVID impacts.

This page will be updated regularly as the situation changes.

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

We have protocols in place to ensure yours and our staff safety. Each venue determines the size of our groups and workshops. During this difficult time, if you are seeking any clarification please call the facilitator.

 We apologise for any inconvenience but assure you that as soon as we are able to, it is our priority to resume all our groups and courses on a regular, ongoing basis.

 We appreciate your patience and wish everyone the very best during this period of uncertainty.


Tony Trimingham, OAM, CEO


There are currently no Stepping Forward sessions scheduled for New South Wales. Courses are scheduled regularly - New dates to be announced soon.