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August 2021

International Overdose Awareness Day Webcast

31 August @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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We’re inviting you to join our live stream on International Overdose Awareness Day, hearing from those who understand the issue through professional engagement, and those who understand it through direct personal experiences.

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September 2021

BreakThrough: Families understanding addiction

1 September @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Free

Since 2015, BreakThrough has helped family members across Victoria better understand addictive behaviours, improve communication and wellbeing, and access appropriate support networks. BreakThrough offers practical strategies and support, and provides an opportunity for family/friends/partners of people with addictive behaviours to connect and learn from each other. Online BreakThrough sessions go for 1 hour and cover topics relevant to families who are dealing with a loved one's drug use. Some content will be specific to substance misuse, other material will cover…

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Southern Dual Diagnosis Service Trauma Informed Care Training Part 1

6 September @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
$50

Trauma Informed Care (two parts) 6th and 13th September 2021, 10am-1230pm  Southern Dual Diagnosis Service cordially invites you to learn about the Trauma Informed Care principles and best practice for working with people with both mental health and substance use issues from a trauma informed perspective. (part 1 and part 2) Session covers topics such as; What is trauma? Trauma informed care principles in practice How Trauma impacts individuals Impacts on the brain, nervous system, memory and cognition Learning about…

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International Overdose Awareness Day Webcast

6 September @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Online Australia + Google Map
Free

We’re inviting you to join our live stream on International Overdose Awareness Day, hearing from those who understand the issue through professional engagement, and those who understand it through direct personal experiences.   Decades of expensive prohibition and policing haven’t reduced the harms associated with drug use. Policies focused on reducing harms and understanding people’s complex needs have produced far more positive results. A compassionate approach means understanding complex problems and appropriately resourcing responses that actually work.   International Overdose…

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BreakThrough: Families understanding addiction

8 September @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Free

Since 2015, BreakThrough has helped family members across Victoria better understand addictive behaviours, improve communication and wellbeing, and access appropriate support networks. BreakThrough offers practical strategies and support, and provides an opportunity for family/friends/partners of people with addictive behaviours to connect and learn from each other. Online BreakThrough sessions go for 1 hour and cover topics relevant to families who are dealing with a loved one's drug use. Some content will be specific to substance misuse, other material will cover…

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Southern Dual Diagnosis Service Trauma Informed Care Training Part 2

13 September @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
$50

Trauma Informed Care (two parts) 6th and 13th September 2021, 10am-1230pm  Southern Dual Diagnosis cordially invites you to learn about the Trauma Informed Care principles and best practice for working with people with both mental health and substance use issues from a trauma informed perspective. (part 1 and part 2) Session covers topics such as; What is trauma? Trauma informed care principles in practice How Trauma impacts individuals Impacts on the brain, nervous system, memory and cognition Learning about Hand…

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Trauma masterclass – NEW interactive online workshop

15 September @ 9:00 am - 16 September @ 4:30 pm

Join 360Edge’s trauma specialist, Dr Richard Cash, in this 2-day trauma masterclass for clinicians who want to learn and develop best-practice trauma-informed care.

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BreakThrough: Families understanding addiction

15 September @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Free

Since 2015, BreakThrough has helped family members across Victoria better understand addictive behaviours, improve communication and wellbeing, and access appropriate support networks. BreakThrough offers practical strategies and support, and provides an opportunity for family/friends/partners of people with addictive behaviours to connect and learn from each other. Online BreakThrough sessions go for 1 hour and cover topics relevant to families who are dealing with a loved one's drug use. Some content will be specific to substance misuse, other material will cover…

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Southern Dual Diagnosis Service Opioid Treatment Training

16 September @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
$30

Opioid Treatment 16th September 2021, 930am-12pm Southern Dual Diagnosis cordially invites you to learn all about Opioid Treatment options! Session covers topics such as; Pharmaceutical opioids vs illicit opioids Harms and risks associated with opioid use Dependency, Withdrawal programs and post withdrawal interventions Opioid substitution treatment options Assessment and treatment with case studies This is delivered online via the Webex platform in an interactive session presented by our Addiction Medicine Specialist Dr Lynn Hawkins. Cost: $30 To book please email…

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Vulnerable children: Substance use among young people and caregivers in child protection systems

16 September @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online Australia + Google Map
Free

The Monash Addiction Research Centre is hosting its final webinar in their interdisciplinary series taking a look at substance use among young people, focusing on the 'crossover' of children at the nexus of the youth justice and child protection systems, and the implications of caregiver substance abuse in children's involvement in the system. Speakers for the event are Dr Susan Baidawi, Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Social Work, Monash University and Associate Professor Deb Scott, Strategic Lead, National…

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