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New AOD videos in multiple languages

New AOD videos in multiple languages

A new series of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) videos have been developed in a variety of languages.  

The 'Where can I get help when alcohol or drugs are a problem?' videos are available on Your Room website in Arabic, Burmese, English, Farsi, Karenni, Kirundi, Mandarin and Swahili.

New drug and alcohol support service for Aboriginal people in Yass

New drug and alcohol support service for Aboriginal people in Yass

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN today announced that Marathon Health will be funded to provide a new drug and alcohol support service for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Yass and surrounding areas.

Local residents urged to reach out… anytime!

Local residents urged to reach out… anytime!

A new initiative recently launched across South Eastern NSW is aimed at increasing awareness of support for mental health, or drug and alcohol concerns in the region.

Supporting young people who use alcohol and other drugs

Supporting young people who use alcohol and other drugs

Creating Synergy's 2019 conference, 'Drugs & Young People - Care, Collaboration, Compassion' is coming up in June.

Women want to know about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Women want to know about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

Did you know that 97% of Australian women want to be asked about alcohol use in pregnancy? (Women Want to Know - Foundation Alcohol Research and Education)  

Alcohol consumption during pregnancy is associated with a range of adverse consequences including Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).

New funding for local drug and alcohol treatment service in Eurobodalla

New funding for local drug and alcohol treatment service in Eurobodalla

COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN today announced that Directions Health Services will operate a new drug and alcohol treatment service for people who live in the Eurobodalla region.

Now open: online consultation for the draft National Alcohol Strategy

Now open: online consultation for the draft National Alcohol Strategy

On 27 November 2017, members of the Ministerial Drug and Alcohol Forum agreed for a draft National Alcohol Strategy to undergo a public consultation process and encourage all interested parties to participate in this consultation.

Preparing for prescription only codeine-containing medicines: useful resources

Preparing for prescription only codeine-containing medicines: useful resources

A range of resources have been made available for consumers and health professionals in preparation for over-the-counter codeine-containing medicines to become prescription only from 1 February 2018.

Alcohol and Drug Foundation: Applications now open for Local Drug Action Team program

Alcohol and Drug Foundation: Applications now open for Local Drug Action Team program

The Alcohol and Drug Foundation has announced that application are now open for the next round of opportunities for the Local Drug Action Team (LDAT) program.

Share your thoughts on antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance

Share your thoughts on antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance

Researchers at the University of Sydney invite doctors practising in Australia to participate in an online survey about antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance.