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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Money for nothin’ – I don’t think so.

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We all like giving money to organisations that we have some emotional connection to and we rely on the fact that it will be spent appropriately. Charitable organisations are now…

An Introduction to AOD Prevention Within Communities

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This workshop will provide an introduction to the principles and models of Alcohol and other drug (AOD) prevention in Western Australian (WA) communities. Upon completion of the workshop, participants should…

THE MESSAGE IS NOT IN THE BOTTLE

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Most people agree that the .05 campaigns coupled with legislation has been effective in reducing much drink driving and thus much road trauma.  It’s been estimated that 31% of all…

Ocsober

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Take a Break from the Booze this October for 28 days from 4th – 31st October to educate our kids and help break the cycle of alcohol abuse. Ocsober is encouraging…

National Indigenous Drug & Alcohol Conference

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The 4th National Indigenous Drug & Alcohol Conference is being held in Adelaide on October 11-14. The Conference will highlight the contributing role that harmful alcohol and other drugs use has on the health…

Is drinking the real sport?

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Much of the country is now engaged with football finals of various codes and as soon as that ends we will be plunged in to the Spring Racing Carnival, culminating…

Sad stories move us, but do they create change?

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This week a distraught mother published photos of her daughter on life saving equipment after she had overdosed on alcohol. Apparently the fourteen year old girl had consumed a large…

2016 APSAD Scientific Alcohol and Drug Conference

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This conference will showcase high quality scientific research and lessons learnt from practitioners working in the field. APSAD Sydney 2016 will focus on emerging issues, new treatment, prevention, and policy…