Events Calendar

Date Event
8 March 2019 International Women's Day
20 March 2019 International Day of Happiness
21 March 2019 National Close the Gap Day
26 March - 30 March 2019 Hawaiian Ride for Youth
31 March 2019 Neighbour Day
26 May 2019 National Sorry Day
27 May - 3 June 2019 National Reconciliation Week
12 April - 14 April 2019 The 2019 Suicide Prevention Summit
10 June - 16 June 2019 Men's Health Week
7 July - 14 July 2019 NAIDOC Week
30 July 2019 National Day of Friendship
31 August 2019 International Overdose Awareness Day
2 September - 7 September 2019 Women's Health Week
10 September 2019 World Suicide Prevention Day
12 September 2019 R U OK? Day
1 October - 7 October 2019 Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Week
6 October - 12 October 2019 WA Mental Health Week
10 October 2019 World Mental Health Day
10 November - 16 November 2019 Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week
18 November 2019 Western Australian Mental Health Awards 2019
19 November - 20 November 2019 Western Australian Mental Health Conference 2019

Past Events

2018 Western Australian Alcohol and Other Drug Conference

Conference Handbook

2018 WA AOD Excellence Awards Program

2018 WA AOD Excellence Award Winners

Speaker Presentations

Professor David Forbes, Director Phoenix Australia – Centre For Post Traumatic Mental Health, Victoria: Substance use and mental health consequences of trauma and implications for assessment and treatment

Chief Constable Michael Barton, Durham Constabulary, United Kingdom: If our policies to tackle illegal drugs are working why are we talking about it so much ? …Scrub that! Why are we not talking about it so much?
Video - How Checkpoint changed my life  

Gino Vumbaca – President, Harm Reduction Australia, NSW: Drug and Alcohol Policy – Time for an Overhaul

Will Tregoning – Chief Executive Officer, Unharm, NSW: People, communities and the future of harm reduction

Conjoint Professor Nick Lintzeris – Director, Drug and Alcohol Services, South East Sydney Local Health District; Discipline Addiction Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney: Translating research into clinical practice and back again: Challenges for the AOD sector

Leigh Cleary and Grace Oh, Senior Workforce Development Officers, Mental Health Commission: Recognising and responding to amphetamine intoxication/toxicity and opioid overdose: A contemporary training resource for those working at the coal face – Cleary, L. (Workforce Development, MHC)

Dr Mandy Wilson, National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University: Violence Prevention Programs for Incarcerated Women

Imogen Davies - South Metropolitan Health Service, Fiona Stanley Hospital, National Drug Research Institute: Never the twain shall meet? Staff and patient attitudes and actions on hospital based alcohol screening and brief intervention

Tim Rolfe - Office of the Chief Psychiatrist: Maryanne and the seven stoned dwarfs: A humorous approach to educating people experiencing mental illness about cannabis use

Electronic Posters

Dr Stephen Bright – Senior Lecturer, Addictions, Edith Cowan University: How to critically analyse AOD-related media

Dr Stephen Bright – Senior Lecturer, Addictions, Edith Cowan University: What do older adults seeking AOD treatment look like

Susanne Line, Consultant, School Drug Education and Road Aware: Talking Drugs new resource for diverse audiences


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