Gold Coast Stepping Forward - Stages of Change + Effective Communication

Gold Coast Stepping Forward - Stages of Change + Effective Communication

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Free

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Nerang Neighbourhood Centre

29 Martin St

Nerang, QLD 4211

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Is someone in your family taking drugs and/or alcohol? Are you looking for practical down to earth information and support?

About this event

FREE education session for families and friends, delivering useful information and strategies to those supporting someone using alcohol and other drugs. Stepping Forward aims to increase people's confidence and competence in managing alcohol and other drug issues.

√ Clear & practical information sessions

√ A safe place to share & to feel supported

Please join us for a THREE Hour session covering

1. Families Stages of Change –

- Information about the Stages of Behaviour Change for people using substances

- Understanding why people use alcohol and other drugs

- The reality of lapse and relapse

- Practical strategies to support people using substance

- Learning about the Stages of Change for Families

- Strategies to help family members to cope

- Balancing self-care and remaining supportive and caring

2. Effective Communication -

- Strategies on how to communicate with people using substances

- Discussion on what works and what doesn’t

- Some practical and simple tips that will make a difference

- Understanding communication in the household

Each session is designed so that you will have something of value to take away to help you on your journey. Everyone is welcome to attend one or more sessions.

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