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Is someone you care about gambling?

SURVIVING CHRISTMAS SEASON (BETMAS)   Attend our education evenings for family and friends impacted by someone’s gambling   Our next education evening SURVIVING CHRISTMAS SEASON (BETMAS) Education and discussion on surviving the silly season with Angela Ireland, Gambling Program Lead from SHARC. The evening will include a dynamic theatrical performance from Three Sides of The Coin about people affected by gambling addiction. WHERE:  SHARC – 140 Grange Rd, Carnegie  WHEN:  Wednesday 6 December 2017 6.00…

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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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Is someone you care about a gambler?

SHARC is running a free 4 week InFocus program for friends and families of gamblers.   Family members of people with gambling problems often focus on strategies that involve trying to change someone else.  These strategies may be ineffective in changing someone else and also cause emotional and physical health problems in family members. The ripple out effect on children and or siblings picking up on the absorbing activities of gambling online can also be…

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