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Building Victoria’s Peer Workforce – Call out to prospective AOD Peer Workers

  The Self Help Addiction Resource Centre (SHARC) is leading the development of the emerging lived experience workforce in the Victorian Alcohol and Drug sector. SHARC envisions that every peer worker receives consistent high level training and support and agencies who employ workers hold an authentic understanding of the role of the peer worker. Do you want to take your recovery journey to the next step and help others? We are making a call out…

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PEER WORKFORCE: SHARC’s contribution to the DHHS Workforce lift

  The use of peer workers is a recognised strategy in enriching and expanding drug treatment and recovery outcomes. While peer work is a well-established and proven treatment modality in the mental health sector, it is a currently a relatively small activity in the Victorian AOD sector. This week the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced an immediate workforce lift to support the expansion of alcohol and other drug services. This initiative recognises…

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SHARC's 2017 AGM!

You are warmly invited to attend SHARC’s 2017 Annual General Meeting                           Please RSVP by clicking on this link https://sharcagm2017rsvp.eventbrite.com.au

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Intentional Peer Support AOD

The Self Help Addiction Resource Centre (SHARC) are delighted to announce their new partnership with Intentional Peer Support (IPS) International. Since its establishment, SHARCs model of practice and service delivery has been underpinned by peer support. SHARC have been engaged in statewide capacity building for peer support, delivered peer support training and have become a sector resource for peer activities. For nearly twenty years, IPS has been inspiring and training people in community, peer support,…

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