Posted on the behalf of Odyssey House EXPERIENCED AOD WORKER Odyssey House NSW Casual Position – est. 15hrs/week Work within the Macarthur Region Free onsite parking Odyssey House offers a great opportunity in a stimulating work-environment for a professional who is interested to work with recovering individuals within a long-term rehabilitation service. Odyssey House NSW […]
The purpose of the Winnunga AHCS newsletter is to provide information on the happening at Winnunga, current topics and upcoming events. For more information: See the February 2018 issue
Dear Members and Stakeholders, ATODA’s Ainslie office was flooded in the storms. Staff have temporarily relocated to Dickson while the office is being repaired – this is expected to take a few weeks. This means that our communication may be less responsive and may sometimes be interrupted – we thank you in advance for your […]
Canberra Times, 21 February 2018 Chief Minister Andrew Barr has stood by his Greens cabinet colleague Shane Rattenbury as the ACT’s corrections minister in the face of an Opposition attack on his performance in the role. To read the full article, click here.
ATODA requested information from two areas of ACT Health. This information was provided: Ministerial Statement available at: http://www.atoda.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Hansard-12-September-2017_.pdf Media release available at: https://www.aida.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Bush_Healing_Farm.pdf
Toora Alcohol and Other Drug Service is currently running a four sessions Methamphetamine Educational Program for people who want to reduce intake or quit. What is Methamphetamine? psychostimulant harmful effect on the central nervous system Highly addictive Four sessions cover Information about methamphetamine and effect of using Human impact Brain and behavior Window to recovery […]
The Australian Injecting and Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL), in partnership with The ID Crowd and Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM), announce the release of a new online training module designed to enhance communication and understanding between people who use drugs and healthcare professionals. The ‘Normal Day’ podcast series […]
The consultation draft of the National Alcohol Strategy 2018-2026 has now been released for comment and is available at http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/ministerial-drug-alcohol-forum As a sub-strategy of the National Drug Strategy 2017-2026, the National Alcohol Strategy is overseen by the Ministerial Drug and Alcohol Forum. The Forum consists of Ministers from across Australia with responsibility for alcohol and other […]
Posted on the behalf of ACT Health: The contact information regarding alcohol and other drug policy matters for ACT Health has been updated. ACT Health encourages services to use the AODPolicy@act.gov.au email address as a central point of contact for routine enquiries, including Service Funding Agreement (SFA) enquiries. This address will be monitored by staff during business hours, and senders will […]
The Ngunnawal Bush Healing Farm has been launched on Monday 4 September 2017. For further information, the NBHF can be e-mailed on NBHF@act.gov.au, or called on 6237 6700. See the Canberra Times article.