Registrations are now open for the for the First Sep Program Bus Tour.
First Step Program is a blood borne virus prevention service In the Illawarra and Shoalhaven area. The service provides clean injecting equipment, free condoms as well as support and referrals in all matters of health and welfare including detox and rehabilitation. It is a free and confidential service. They also provide outreach services and education on HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis A, B and C and waste management of used syringes to individuals and groups.
The tour will be held on Tuesday 14th November departing at 10am sharp from First Step Program, Port Kembla Hospital, Fairfax Road, Warrawong and concludes with lunch at 12.45pm.
9.45am Meeting at First Step Program, Port Kembla Hospital, Fairfax Road, Warrawong. Parking is available on Fairfax Road and Cowper Street and surrounding side streets
10.00am Depart for Hill 60, Port Kembla
10.45am The Wollongong Hospital Automatic Dispensing Machine
11.15am Rawson Street Centre, Wollongong site visit
11.45am Darcy House-Secondary outlet site visit
12.15pm Warilla Community Health Centre
12.45pm Return for lunch at Darcy House
Click here to register.
Drug & Alcohol Services have now added a NEWS & EVENTS page to our website. This will help ensure training opportunities are more easily accessible for and up-dated for you! http://www.islhd.health.nsw.gov.au/Drug_and_Alcohol/news.asp
1.00-3.00pm on Thursday 26thth October 2017
at the Nan Tien Institute Unanderra (not the Nan Tien temple).
On the Couch aims to get up close and personal with a panel of speakers who will be hosted by facilitator Cornelia Graf from the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District Drug & Alcohol unit.
Guest speakers on the panel will be:
- Jenny Iversen from the Kirby Institute who has worked in the harm reduc-tion sector since the early 1990s.
- Julie Page from Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District. PIED users are a growing population in the Penrith area, comprising of more than 30% of the client visits at the Needle & Syringe Program.
- Dr Eva Jackson Clinical Director and Staff Specialist who is currently the Head of the Sexual Health Department for Nepean Hospital.
Di Woods Health Education Officer
Illawarra Shoalhaven LHD Drug And Alcohol The Orana Centre, 2 Rawson St Wollongong 2500 Tel 02 4254 2760 | Fax | Mob 0401 718 469 | firstname.lastname@example.org