COROWA – STEPS AND STRATEGIES

COROWA DEFINING “PREVENTION STRATEGY”

Three levels of prevention:

1. Primary – before the drug strikes;

2. Secondary – for those ‘at risk’,

3. Tertiary – helping the addicted get off and stay off.

Get the definitions

here 

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COROWA ACTION

‘GOOD SPORTS’ FORUMS

‘Good Sports’ is holding two forums in October in N-E Vic. – Wangaratta on Monday 27th and Wodonga on Tuesday 28th.

All concerned and interested parties are welcome to attend.

‘Good Sports’ is a project of the ADF – Australian Drug Foundation.

For further information on the forums and to

REGISTER

here 

[… Once at the site, scroll down to “October 2014” to find Wangaratta and Wodonga registration.]

Good Sports

Celebrating more than 50 years of service to the community, the Australian Drug Foundation (ADF) is Australia’s leading body committed to preventing alcohol and other drug problems in communities around the nation. Our aim is to create an Australian culture that supports people to live healthy, safe and satisfying lives, unaffected by drug and alcohol problems.

The Australian Drug Foundation’s Good Sports program has grown into the biggest health iniative in Australian sport since launching in 2000. Good Sports is working with communities to create stronger, healthier and more family-friendly sporting clubs and covers every level of sport – from grassroots to elite. Right now Good Sports work with 20% of the nation’s sporting clubs; that’s more than 6500 clubs and 1.8 million people.    

Check out the ‘Good Sports’ website and what AFL’s Andrew Demetriou and others are saying about the organisation

here

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COROWA 6-STEP STRATEGY AVAILABLE

6-Step proven strategy for communities to face-down the alcohol and other drugs

UPSTREAM PREVENTION – River Analogy

Imagine that you are standing on a river bank and see a person drowning as he floats by. You jump in and pull him ashore. A moment later, another person floats past you going downstream, and then another and another. Soon you’re so exhausted you know you won’t be able to get in the river and save any more people. So you decide to travel upstream to see what the problem is. You find that people are falling into the river because they are stepping through a hole in a bridge. Once this is fixed, people stop falling into the water. …[ From p.4 of the 24-page document.] Full 6-step document is

here

Border Mail article about the (above) 6-step strategy

here

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