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Click on the group you are interested in for more information or call 02 8706 0150

All groups are free

Family Support Group

Keeping Children Safe

Anger Management

My Kids and Me

Relapse Prevention

 

 

Family Support Group

Are you concerned about the drug or alcohol use of someone close to you?

Family Drug Support is running a new group at DAMEC Liverpool to help families, friends or anyone else supporting someone with drug or alcohol problems:

• Learn coping skills
• Understand more about drug and alcohol dependence
• Learn how best to support someone who is having problems with drugs or alcohol
• Get support for yourself and other family members

WHEN: The 3rd Tuesday of every month - first group meets on Tuesday 17th January 2017

TIME: 6PM – 8PM

VENUE: Level 4, 13 – 15 Moore St, Liverpool

 

Anyone from any family can develop problems with drugs or alcohol, and people close to them are often seriously impacted. This group is a free, confidential and safe place for anyone who may be supporting someone with a drug or alcohol issue.

For more information please contact 8706 0150 or 0400 113 422


FDS

 

 

Family Drug Support (FDS) is a government funded, not for profit organisation which has been providing specialist support and care for over 18 years to families coping with isolation, helplessness, shame and stigma. Family Drug Support runs a telephone support line 1300 368 186 (24 hours/day, 7 days/week) and family support groups around Australia.

 

 

Keeping Children Safe

This information and awareness program to help parents understand how abuse and neglect affects children and how to prevent it. It increases parents’ understanding of how to meet children’s needs, how to build a child’s self-esteem and how to prevent child neglect and abuse.

WHEN: Tuesday 21st February - Tuesday 14th March (4 weeks)

TIME: 10.00am - 12.00pm

VENUE: Level 4, 13 – 15 Moore St, Liverpool

This is a joint project of DAMEC and Uniting.

 

Anger Management

Anger is a natural response. The aim for attending this program is not to make anger go away. Sessions will cover: How to recognise and control your anger/ Strategies to manage anger/ Managing anger in relationships/ Identifying and Challenging unhelpful thoughts that trigger anger.

WHEN: Thursday 30th March - Thursday 27th April (5 weeks)

TIME: 10.00am - 12.00pm

VENUE: Level 4, 13 – 15 Moore St, Liverpool

 

 

My Kids and Me

This course is for all parents whose children have been placed in out of home or kinship care. Topics covered include how to support children through these changes, communication skills, the legal system, and looking after yourself.

WHEN: Thursday 4th May - Thursday 15th June (7 weeks)

TIME: 10.00am - 12.30pm

VENUE: Level 4, 13 – 15 Moore St, Liverpool

 

 

 

Relapse Prevention

 

WHEN: Tuesday 20th June - Tuesday 18th July (5 weeks)

TIME: 10.00am - 12.30pm

VENUE: Level 4, 13 – 15 Moore St, Liverpool

 

 

 

 

 

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