Events

Events Calendar

Date Event
11 June - 17 June Men's Health Week
8 July - 15 July NAIDOC Week
10 September World Suicide Prevention Day
13 September R U OK? Day
7 October - 14 October Mental Health Week
10 October World Mental Health Day
11 November - 17 November Perinatal Depression and Anxiety Awareness Week

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