AOD Family Violence Reforms and Resources

The ProjectResourcesThe Project In response to the Royal Commission into Family Violence it was acknowledged that family violence is a complex issue with many intersections, including substance use. A number of reforms have been initiated, of which some intersect with the AOD sector, including: Responding to Family Violence Capability Framework; Family violence Multi-Agency Risk Assessment...

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Co-occurring Capacity Building Project

Building capacity for alcohol and drug and mental health services The (Australian) Department of Health provided funding to Victorian alcohol and other drug (AOD) agencies through its flexible funds, the Substance Misuse Services Delivery Grants Fund (SMSDGF) and the Non-government Organisation Treatment Grants Program (NGOTGP). Through the SMSDGF, AOD agencies were able to build organisational

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North West Melbourne Primary Health Network

The goals of the North West Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN) Workforce Development project are to increase the overall effectiveness of client care by enhancing the capacity of the AOD workforce in the NWMPHN funded region through workforce development and sustainability initiatives. The project encompasses a range of activities as follows: To develop an advanced

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Western Victoria Primary Health Network

The Western Victorian Primary Health Network recently commissioned AOD Brief Intervention services in each of the four sub-regions (Ballarat, Warrnambool, Horsham and Geelong) with the expectation that a brief intervention service would fill an existing service gap in the AOD service environment. The aim of the Service Development Coordination Project is to provide coordination and

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