Concerned about a family member’s drug or alcohol use?
Want to play a more supportive role?
Breakthrough For Families empowers families to make positive changes through information, education and support. This free Information Session will cover topics such as:
• Understanding substance use and its impacts, including facts about methamphetamines (ice)
• Strategies and practical plans to talk about substance use as a family, support your loved one, reduce harm and care for yourself
• Connection to individual counselling and find out about other supports in the community
All family members welcome. Refreshments will be provided.
Time: 9:30 AM-11:30 AM, February 26, 2020
Location: Park Haven Medical Centre, 5 Baywater Road, Hyde Park
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