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Welcome to the Spring Edition of Reaching Out – your direct link to the programs and services of Drug ARM.

Featured in this edition are updates on new Drug ARM services, the latest fundraising and community events as well as regular sections ‘Out and about’ and ‘From the Library’.

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This was the topic for discussion at the annual Queensland Mental Health Week forum hosted by Aftercare and Drug ARM at the New Farm Uniting Church.

The speaker this year was Kim Koop, CEO from VICSERV who ‘told the story’ of the impact of the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme of the provision...

his was the question asked at the latest Ice Forum co-hosted by Healthy Options Australia (link to HOA website) and the Metro South Clinical Ethics Committee at the Princess Alexandra Hospital this week.

This free public forum was developed to provide a space for clinicians, carers, media and concerned citizens to...

Healthy Options Australia is delighted to announce it has received a Community Heritage Grant for a significant assessment of its archive collection.

The grant was announced by Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham at the National Library of Australia, Canberra, on Tuesday, 28 October, 2014.

In addition to the...

Over 60 leaders in the alcohol and other drug, mental health and disabilities sector were involved this morning at a breakfast in Brisbane with the Queensland Minister for Health, Hon Lawrence Springborg MP, during Mental Health Week.

At the breakfast the Minister discussed important current and future challenges for...

Mark the 19-22 of June in your calendar – the Drug ARM Ipswich Book Affair is back and will be selling a new collection of pre-loved, high quality books.

Held at the Ipswich St Pauls Church hall, the event will open its doors on Thursday 19 June to provide the first customers with an official launch...

Sit back, relax and experience a world class opera performance by some of the country’s finest operatic talents at Brisbane’s first Opera in the Gardens fundraiser.

Staged at the beautiful Mt Coot-tha Botanic Gardens on Sunday 23 March, 2014, the event will feature performances by various well-known...

A landmark report into mental health in Australia has found that despite 30 years of reform, people with a mental illness are still treated like second-class citizens. 

The Report is a ground breaking examination of the journey of mental health reform, the present state of the system, and proposes a better way...

With the end of the high school term and the schoolies season just around the corner, young people and risk taking behaviours are current and immensely important topics of discussion.

Each year, Drug ARM Australasia conducts the Schoolies Research Project which aims to identify patterns of drug use and risk-...

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