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  • Consumer Advisory Committee

                          We’re Now Recruiting for our Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC) The SHARC / Windana partnership is looking for people who have used AOD services to join our Consumer Advisory Committee. If you are a consumer, carer or family member who has been impacted by alcohol Continue Reading...

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  • Windana receives CUA Mutual Good Communities Grant

    Windana Drug and Alcohol Recovery will receive a $10,000 cash grant from CUA’s William Street branch in the Melbourne CBD, after being selected from nine community groups that applied for the funds. Funds have been earmarked to assist with a feasibility study for future Windana Youth Services.  ...

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  • Windana CEO joins The Conversation Hour for a talkback forum on methamphetamine use

    On 2 May 2017, Windana CEO Anne-Maree Kaser joined broadcaster Jon Faine for a talkback forum on the impact of methamphetamine use. She was joined by forensic psychiatrist Dr Danny Sullivan, who from June will be the Clinical Director of Forensicare (statewide specialist forensic mental health service). Listen now.  ...

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  • Taking action on ice and other drugs

    The Andrews Labor Government is stepping up the fight against ice and drug addiction, with new rehabilitation beds and thousands more treatment places and counselling services for Victorians. As part of the Victorian Budget 2017/18, $81.1 million will be invested in stage three of the Ice Action Plan....

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  • Windana welcomes $81.1 million funding boost

    Windana Alcohol and Drug Recovery warmly welcomes the significant investment in the Victorian alcohol and other drug treatment sector announced by Premier Daniel Andrews this morning. The funding will be directed to new rehabilitation beds and thousands more treatment places and counselling services for Victorians....

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  • Windana Autumn Newsletter 2017

    Enjoy the latest edition of the Windana Newsletter here....

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  • CEO Update – March 2017

    Dear Friends and Supporters of Windana, Welcome to the Autumn quarterly newsletter that we have created to connect and share stories of our people, our work, the impact of what we do and breaking news from the wider treatment sector. I am delighted to update you on some major developments over the summer months. Windana staff across our operations at Continue Reading...

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  • Windana continues advocacy to support safe injection rooms for “immediate and significant difference”

    Windana Drug and Alcohol Recovery Inc CEO Anne-Maree Kaser joined 47 leaders from drug & alcohol recovery, social welfare, justice, medical and health organisations in a petition to the Victorian Parliament published in the Herald Sun on 7 February 2017. The petition supports Medically Supervised Injection Centres in Victoria and supports a rigorously evaluated trial in Richmond, a centre of Continue Reading...

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  • A new Windana project delivers significant improvements in client care

    Since February 2016, Windana Clinical Psychologist Dr Nathan Castle and Windana’s Dual Diagnosis Team have been working on a new BPRAM (Best Practice Client Risk Assessment and Management) project. Under Nathan’s leadership, the project has been designed to improve client assessment processes that can increase the chances of recovery for clients engaging in AOD treatment. BPRAM is also designed to Continue Reading...

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