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VAADA 2018 Annual Report
2018 ANNUAL REPORT Victorian Alcohol And Drug Association The VAADA Annual Report 2017-2018 published November 2018 The Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association (VAADA) acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government Annual Report 2017-2018 3 VAADA Board 4 Board Member Profiles 4 VAADA Staff 7 Vision & Purpose 7 Management Reports • President 8 •...
Alcohol and young people
adf.org.au 1 Adolescence is a time when positive steps can be taken to reduce the potential for alcohol related harms. Younger people are particularly vulnerable to alcohol related harms for several reasons. They are experiencing profound physical and emotional changes, they are heavily influenced by role models, they may engage in increased risk-taking, and...
Using Collaborations as a Capacity Building tool
1 USING COLLABORATIONS AS A CAPACITY BUILDING TOOL © VAADA 2018 USING COLLABORATIONS AS A CAPACITY BUILDING TOOL 4 FOREWORD The Victorian Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) sector has undergone a period of almost constant change,...
VAADA Newsletter November 2018
Drug treatment – an essential service ELECTION ISSUE November 2018 In this issue 2 Pre-election statements from our fellow peaks 4 VAADA 2018 election position 4 Victorian drug mortality – 2017 data 5 Intersectionality: what it is and why it matters 6 VAADA 2019 conference update Election time always ushers in a period of...
Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Job Plan
Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Using Job Plan Code NV07 Advice Advice September 2018 With the exception of the Commonwealth Coat of Arms, the Department’s logo, any material protected by a trade mark and where otherwise noted all material presented in this document is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/au/) licence. The...
Mental Health Royal Commission
MEDIA RELEASE Wednesday, 24 October 2018 Mental Health Royal Commission The Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association (VAADA) welcomes the Victorian Government’s announcement to hold a Royal Commission into Mental Health. This Royal Commission will provide a platform to highlight the endemic and deteriorating circumstances pertaining to how we respond to those experiencing serious mental...
VAADA Newsletter – September 2018
September 2018 The importance of evidence In this issue 2 Sector update 3 VAADA Conference 4 Disrupting the pathway from vulnerable young girl to criminalised woman 5 Real Time Prescription Monitoring in Victoria 6 Ten point plan 6 Does workforce matter? At a time when elections are looming and the desire for ideas over...
Overdose Awareness Day – a time to pause and think
MEDIA RELEASE Friday, 31 AUGUST 2018 Overdose Awareness Day – a Time to pause and think The Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association (VAADA) recognises the gravity and importance of Overdose Awareness Day in light of Victoria’s overdose toll surpassing 500 in 2017. Overdose Awareness day provides us with the space to gain some perspective...