2018 Alcohol and Other Drug Excellence Awards.
Organisations have today been awarded for their work with communities across Western Australia, at the 2018 Alcohol and Other Drug Excellence Awards.
The awards recognise service providers that are helping to reduce demand and harm associated with alcohol and other drugs and improve the lives of the many Western Australians who are affected.
The awards were each judged by a panel comprising of government and non-government experts in the sector. The winners are listed below.
Prevention: Holyoake – Joint Alcohol and Other Drug and Suicide Prevention Roles in the Wheatbelt
Harm Reduction: Next Step Drug and Alcohol Services, Mental Health Commission - Next Step Take Home Naloxone Program
Treatment: Next Step Drug and Alcohol Services, Mental Health Commission - Hepatitis C in a Drug and Alcohol Service
Capacity Building: Workforce Development, Mental Health Commission - Recognising and Responding training and resources
Partnerships: Next Step Drug and Alcohol Services, Mental Health Commission - Inreach service into Joondalup Health
Aboriginal: Peer Based Harm Reduction WA - Harm Reduction Packs
Families: Parent and Family Drug Support, Mental Health Commission - Be SMART Program
Young People: The Drug and Alcohol Youth Service (DAYS) - Thriving DAYS Program
Research into practice: Palmerston Association - Methamphetamine Strategy
Consumer Participation: Cyrenian House - Peer Support Plus Project