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VAADA Submission to the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System
VAADA’s submission discusses the broad conditions for good mental health, and the specific implications this has for our alcohol and other drug sector, and its intersection with the mental health system.
Responding to Family Violence Capability Framework
Responding to Family Violence Capability Framework December 2017 Aboriginal Acknowledgment The Victorian Government proudly acknowledges Victorian Aboriginal people as the first peoples and Traditional Owners and custodians of the land and water on which we rely. We acknowledge and respect that Aboriginal communities are steeped in traditions and customs built on an incredibly disciplined...
Media Release
MEDIA RELEASE – Monday 27th May 2018   Victorian State Budget 2018-2019: AOD Budget Initiatives Continue To Build On Recent Investments   The Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association (VAADA) has greeted favourably aspects of today’s post-election Budget announcements from the Victorian Government. VAADA acknowledges that additional investment builds on the investment that has occurred...
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...