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InFocus Education Program – for those affected by someone’s gambling.

Are you affected by someone’s gambling? It’s estimated that for every person who has a problem with gambling, another five to 10 people are negatively affected. A person’s gambling behaviour can have great social, physical and financial impacts on those who are close to them. Developed by Family Drug Help, a program of SHARC, the InFocus Education Program provides practical support, relevant information, coping strategies and community linkages for those affected by problem gambling. It has…

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Family Drug Help Spring Newsletter

We are excited to announce the arrival of the latest Family Drug Help Newsletter! Welcome to the Spring Edition of the Family Drug Help Newsletter, which is all about shifting focus. As always, there’s lots to look at in this edition, including promotions of new programs that have been developed at Family Drug Help, including InFocus, and a pilot program working with families affected by problem gambling. Remember, FDH is always here to help you…

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Overdose Awareness Day at SHARC Thursday 31st August

We invite friends, family, staff, volunteers and the wider community who have been impacted by the loss of a loved one due to substance use to a reflection opportunity, after which a light lunch will be shared. Please RSVP by Tuesday 29th August by clicking on this link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/overdose-awareness-day-registration-36536855719

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Introducing the InFocus Education Program!

Is someone you care about using alcohol and/or drugs? We know how difficult this is. Addiction is a complex issue that affects individuals, their families and the wider community. Families can become disconnected, our relationships suffer and we can feel isolated and helpless. We are delighted to launch the new InFocus Education Program—a community-based psychoeducational program for families and friends affected by someone’s drug and alcohol use. For the past 12 years Family Drug Help,…

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