Category Archive for: ‘News’

Southern Region Community Advisory Council recruiting consumers

Have you or someone you care for used alcohol and other drug services in the Southern Metropolitan Region? Have you ever experienced a service and thought that your ideas could improve it? Do you want to get involved in a space where your ideas will be heard? If the answer is yes, you might want to become a member of …

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NEXUS – Recruiting for Advisory Group

Consumers and Carers Wanted! Nexus Dual Diagnosis Service is looking to recruit Consumers and Carers who have experienced mental health and substance use issues who are interested in joining a NEW Consumer and Carer Advisory Group. Nexus is a Dual Diagnosis capacity building organisation which works with Mental Health, AOD and CMMH (Formerly PDRSS) services in Yarra, Banyule Nillumbik and …

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Turning Point – Expressions of Interest for Advisory Council

Do you want to be involved? Have you… The experience of using alcohol, other drugs and/or gambling? Attended services in the Melbourne region? Would you like to… Be part of a consumer and carer advisory council? Be reimbursed financially for your experience? Click here for details-  Turning Point Consumer Council FAQ  To apply or for further information please contact: Jay on …

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The Peer Model Manual

Dear friends, We are  happy to announce that The Peer Model Manual is now available for download at our Publications page. The manual gathers 3 training modules developed through years of APSU’s experience in training people who use AOD services: -          Peer Helper Training -          Experts by Experience -          Speaker Bureau Each module addresses a specific way in which consumers …

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Locked Out available for download


Locked Out: Experiences of AOD Consumers with a Criminal Record Accessing Employment and Education is available for download now on our Publications page.

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Contact Association of Participating Service Users (APSU) on (03) 9573 1700