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Media Release - International FDS Day 2020 Families Welcome Significant Announcemet

FDS logo 16524 February 2020
 
Founder and CEO of Family Drug Support (FDS), Tony Trimingham OAM, who started the organisation after the death of his son Damien 23 years ago to the day welcomed the Australian Government funding announcement on such an important day:

“In the 20 years, Family Drug Support has been supporting families dealing with alcohol and other drugs we have had many ups and downs.

Today has been an excellent day thanks to the announcement from the Health Minister, the Hon Greg Hunt, announcing funding to allow FDS to continue our national toll-free telephone support line for families.
 

Stepping Forward - QLD

 

STEPPING FORWARD INFORMATION SESSIONS

Session 1 - Stages of Change and 'Balance Pole'

Session 2 - Effective Communication

Session 3 - Alcohol and Other Drugs Information

Separate modules can be provided for:

Treatment and Recovery, Boundary Setting and Dealing with Conflict,

ICE Presentation, and Engaging with Families Workshop.

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.

QLD – Mackay                           Tuesday         17 March 2020                                    (6:00pm - 8:00pm)

                                                                          Module: 

                                                                         Session 1 - Stages of Change & 'Balance Pole'

Venue: Jubilee Community Centre - Sarina Meeting Room, Alfred St, Mackay

Bookings & Enquiries: Please contact Chrissie: 0484 002 181 by March 16 to make your booking.

QLD – Southport                             Thursday         26 March 2020                               (10:00am - 1:00pm)

                                                                         

                                                                          Modules: 

                                                                                                   Session 1 - Stages of Change & 'Balance Pole'

                                                                          Session 2 - Effective Communication

Venue: Southport Library, Corner Garden Street and Lawson Street, Southport

Bookings & Enquiries: Please contact Anna on 0490 536 931 by March 25 to make your booking

QLD – Rockhampton                             Wednesday         26 March 2020                           (9:00am - 12:30pm)

                                                                         

                                                                          Modules: 

                                                                                                   Session 1 - Stages of Change & 'Balance Pole'

                                                                          Session 2 - Effective Communication

Venue: Rockhampton Business Centre,110 Campbell Street, Rockhampton

Bookings & Enquiries: Please contact Tracey on 0490 536 976 by March 25 to make your booking

QLD – Southport                             Thursday         23 April 2020                               (10:00am - 1:00pm)

                                                                         

                                                                          Modules: 

                                                                                                   Session 1 - Stages of Change & 'Balance Pole'

                                                                          Session 2 - Effective Communication

Venue: Southport Library, Corner Garden Street and Lawson Street, Southport

Bookings & Enquiries: Please contact Anna on 0490 536 931 by April 22 to make your booking

 
QLD – Gladstone                              Thursday         23 April 2020                               (5:30pm - 7:30pm)                                                                         

                                                                          Modules: 

                                                                          Session 1 - Stages of Change & 'Balance Pole'

Venue: Gladstone Library Meeting Room, 30 Goondoon St, Gladstone4680

Bookings & Enquiries: Please contact Tracey on 0490 536 976 by April 20 to make your booking

 
QLD – Gladstone                              Thursday         30 April 2020                               (5:30pm - 7:30pm)                                                                         

                                                                          Modules: 

                                                                          Session 2 - Effective Communication

Venue: Gladstone Library Meeting Room, 30 Goondoon St, Gladstone4680

Bookings & Enquiries: Please contact Tracey on 0490 536 976 by April 27 to make your booking

QLD – Southport                             Thursday         28 May 2020                               (10:00am - 1:00pm)

                                                                         

                                                                          Modules: 

                                                                                                   Session 1 - Stages of Change & 'Balance Pole'

                                                                          Session 2 - Effective Communication

Venue: Southport Library, Corner Garden Street and Lawson Street, Southport

Bookings & Enquiries: Please contact Anna on 0490 536 931 by May 27 to make your booking

QLD – Ashgrove                             Wednesday         03 June 2020                                    (6:30pm - 8:30pm)

                                                                          Modules: 

                                                                                                   Session 1 - Stages of Change & 'Balance Pole'

                                                                          Session 2 - Effective Communication

Venue: Ashgrove Library, 87 Amarina St, Ashgrove

Bookings & Enquiries: Please contact Anna on 0490 536 931 by June 02 to make your booking.

QLD – Southport                             Thursday         25 June 2020                               (10:00am - 1:00pm)

                                                                         

                                                                          Modules: 

                                                                                                   Session 1 - Stages of Change & 'Balance Pole'

                                                                          Session 2 - Effective Communication

Venue: Southport Library, Corner Garden Street and Lawson Street, Southport

Bookings & Enquiries: Please contact Anna on 0490 536 931 by June 24 to make your booking

 

QLD – Ashgrove                             Wednesday         07 October 2020                                    (6:30pm - 8:30pm)

                                                                          Modules: 

                                                                                                   Session 1 - Stages of Change & 'Balance Pole'

                                                                          Session 2 - Effective Communication

Venue: Ashgrove Library, 87 Amarina St, Ashgrove

Bookings & Enquiries: Please contact Anna on 0490 536 931 by October 06 to make your booking