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Workshop: Substance Use

September 22 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Sue O’Brien will be presenting this session. She works as a Family Counsellor for Breakthrough For Families program. This program provides support to family members and significant others who have a loved one with problematic substance use.  She has a Masters in Social work and also ‘lived in’ experience of a loved one’s problematic substance use. 

Topics covered in the session include: 

  • Physical and mental effects of substance use 
  • Brief history of substance use in society 
  • Why people use substances 
  • Overview of methamphetamines (ice) 
  • Effective Communication 
  • How to set workable boundaries 
  • Stages of Change for Families (loss and grief) 
  • Where to go for more help 
  • What are treatment options 

This session is held both online and face-to-face at the same time and we have two ways to RSVP depending on how you would like to attend. 

Please register below if you would like to attend in person: 

Date: Wed, 22 September
Time: 12:30 – 2:30pm
Where: Arafmi Carer Hub, 24 Chermside St, Teneriffe
RSVP: carersupport@arafmi.com.au 

Please register below if you would like to attend online: 

Date: Wed, 22 September
Time: 12:30 – 2:30pm
Where: Zoom
RSVP: Register here via Zoom  

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Date:
September 22
Time:
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Event Categories:
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Venue

Carer Hub
24 Chermside St
Teneriffe, QLD 4005 Australia
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Phone:
07 3254 1881

Organiser

Arafmi Carer Support Team
Phone:
+61732541881
Email:
carersupport@arafmi.com.au

Arafmi would like to acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First People and Traditional Custodians. We value their cultures, identities, and continuing connection to country, waters, kin and community. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and are committed to making a positive contribution to the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.