Helping people to help themselves recover from addiction
SHARC supports over 9000 individuals and families annually and our programs and services operate locally, across Victoria, and increasingly, nationally.
Peer support and lived experience are central to our work.
We provide telephone and online support, education programs, counselling, peer support groups, residential recovery, consumer representation and workforce training.
If you are looking for support for yourself, or for your family, friends or community; or to enhance your work with others – SHARC can help.
Have your voice heard: Compulsory treatment for alcohol dependence
Are you interested in talking about your perceptions of compulsory treatment for alcohol dependence? Researchers from the University of New South Wales are conducting face-to-face
APSU’s response to the Coronial findings in the inquest into the passing of Veronica Nelson
Coronial findings into the death of Veronica Nelson have highlighted the tragic consequences of pervasive stigmatisation of people, especially women who use drugs. This prejudice
APSU Position Paper: Decriminalisation of Public Drunkenness in Victoria
The Victorian Government is preparing to decriminalise public drunkenness and has committed to implementing a health-based response to replace police powers to arrest. For change
Volunteer with SHARC
Volunteering at SHARC is a wonderful way to make a difference. All our volunteers are treated with respect and gratitude for their contribution and are engaged in work that is safe, significant, meaningful and fulfilling.