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Sutherland Shire Stepping Forward

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Sutherland Uniting Church

9 Merton Street

Sutherland, NSW 2232

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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?

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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 an information workshop covering:

1. Families - Stages of Change

- The stages of change for those engaged in using

- The stages of change for families

- How to cope through self-care

- Letting go and still remain supportive and caring

2. Effective Communication

- Essentials of communication

- What works and what doesn't

- Practical strategies that can make a difference

3. Workable Boundaries

- Why setting boundaries can be difficult

- Defining and negotiating boundaries

- Tips on setting boundaries

- What to do if a boundary is broken

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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Sutherland Uniting Church

9 Merton Street

Sutherland, NSW 2232

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Organiser Family Drug Support

Organiser of Sutherland Shire Stepping Forward

Family Drug Support aims to assist families throughout Australia to deal with drug issues in a way that strengthens relationships and achieves positive outcomes
About
Please phone 1300 368 186 if you need support - Supporting families affected by alcohol and other drugs
 
Service Overview
Family Drug Support is a caring, non-religious and non judgemental organisation. FDS is primarily made up of volunteers who have often experienced first hand the trauma and chaos of having family members with drug dependency. They have travelled the same road.
 
Founding date
1997
 
Services
24/7 Telephone Support Line for family members and friends affected by someone else's drug or alcohol use - 1300 368 186 

Peer support groups for families

Stepping Stones to Success group program for families
 
 

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