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Pill Testing Saves Lives

The Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council Tasmania has released a positioning statement on Pill Testing in Tasmania. To download a copy of the ATDC Pill Testing Statement click here.  The ATDC supports pill testing based on the evidence of its effectiveness as a harm reduction strategy The ATDC calls for the convening of an…

New Training: Working with Families for AOD Workers

It is arguable that the negative consequences of (drug) use can most clearly be seen by the effect it has on the families and friends of the user. -Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into ICE 2014 We know that involving families in AOD treatment improves outcomes. But do you know how to best work with families of people…

Three year funding agreements announced

ATDC members receiving Tasmanian Government funding through the Tasmanian Health Service to deliver alcohol and other drug services have received notification that their existing one year funding agreements have been extended by three years to 30 June 2022. This is an excellent outcome, and one that the ATDC has been actively advocating for over the…

ATDC Bus Tours now open for bookings

Do you work in neighbourhood houses, mental health, justice, child protection, employment, disability or allied health sectors and wish to know more about the alcohol and drug (AOD) services provided in your local area? Yes! Jump aboard an ATDC bus tour to visit service providers and find out about current AOD issues, referral processes and…

Stakeholder Survey Summary 2018

Thank you to those who took the time to give feedback on our Annual Stakeholder Survey, your time is appreciated. The survey is a key tool in assisting the ATDC in continuing to build its effectiveness as the peak body for the ATOD sector. If you would like a copy of the full report, please…

2018 ATDC Workforce Survey Prize Draw Terms

Terms for entering the 2018 ATDC Workforce Survey (Worker Stream) prize draw are: Only those who complete the worker survey will be eligible to enter the draw. Those who complete the organisational survey will not be eligible for the prize draw. Only those from ATDC member organisations will be eligible to enter the prize draw….

ATDC small grants for International Overdose Awareness Day events

On 31 August people from around the world take part in International Overdose Awareness Day. This year the ATDC invites Members to apply for funding to hold an event consistent with our objective of maximising consumer engagement in service planning and delivery. Your event can be as big and elaborate or as small and intimate…