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  • Annual Review 2018

    Windana is pleased to launch their annual review for 2018. Click to read our Annual Review...

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  • Update on the Grampians facility

    Our Grampians facility scheduled to open later this year is on track and the construction and design works for this modern treatment facility will create an optimal environment for clients to fully engage in their recovery. This will be Victoria’s first 90-day Therapeutic Community model that combines so well with the picturesque location in the Grampians region and the intimacy Continue Reading...

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  • Measuring and reporting on client impact

    Windana and our landmark Client Impact Measurement strategy was profiled at the recent Australia and New Zealand Addiction Conference held in Queensland in early June. Using a bespoke Theory of Change model, Windana and Navigating Outcomes worked extensively with staff and clients to re-identify and agree on a series of indicators that help to identify what success looks like in the AOD recovery context. Continue Reading...

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  • The increasing demand for pharmacotherapy

    One particular element of Windana TC residential rehabilitation treatment is the slow stream pharmacotherapy program. This specialist and increasingly vital service delivers support to those clients managing a planned reduction in their medication. The program is overseen by a registered nurse who works with four residents at any given time. These beds are currently experiencing a wait time of approximately one year, Continue Reading...

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  • Our staff profile: Lena Kashaeva

    Changing attitudes and perceptions toward clients living with the effects of substance misuse The idyllic Mornington Peninsula is for some the ultimate get away, the weekender or even the long-held dream location to live. It is also the region of Victoria that is home to a growing number of people in need of the specialist non-residential rehabilitation services of Windana as Continue Reading...

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  • Windana welcomes Law Reform, Road and Community Safety Committee report

    The Victorian Government Law Reform, Road and Community Safety Committee issued their report on 27 March 2018. Please take a moment to read the Windana statement that welcomes the findings and recommendations....

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  • National Alcohol Strategy 2018

    Windana has prepared a submission to the Consultation Draft for the National Alcohol Strategy 2018 — 2026. Please take a moment to review our contribution that will inform the direction and priorities of this Strategy....

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  • Annual Report 2017

    Windana is pleased to launch their Annual Report for 2017. The theme of this report is client impact. It brings together the reflections of our dedicated staff and volunteers delivering our evidence-based programs that we know are creating positive life change for every client who chooses Windana. Click to read our Annual Report...

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  • Medically supervised injecting centre – a win for the community

    Windana welcomes the announcement of a Medically Supervised Injecting Centre in North Richmond. Melbourne, Victoria, November 1, 2017 – The Victorian government announced on 31 October that a Medically Supervised Injecting Centre would be implemented under a two-year trial. Melbourne will host the second Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC) in the southern hemisphere following ongoing and regular fatal overdoses within Continue Reading...

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