Alcohol and other drugs (AOD) are a health and social issue that impacts the whole community. The alcohol and other drug sector in Western Australia provides highly skilled services to meet the diverse needs of people in our community. The Western Australian Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies (WANADA) is committed to supporting services to improve the quality of life for individuals, families and communities affected by alcohol and other drugs.
WANADA is driven by the passion and hard work of our member agencies, which include community drug services, therapeutic communities and residential rehabilitation centres, sobering-up shelters, harm reduction services, and counselling services. WANADA is the independent voice on alcohol and other drug sector issues throughout WA.
Drugspeak August 2014
The August 2014 issue of Drugspeak is out now, featuring early findings from WANADA's stigma research project.
"Mental Health Commission" Unacceptable
WANADA believes that the proposed amalgamation of the Drug and Alcohol Office and the Mental Health Commission should not be known as the "Mental Health Commission" and wants to see the AOD sector acknowledged in the new name.
The Green Book Blog
The Green Book Blog complements the Green Book Directory of Alcohol & other Drug and Mental Health Services in WA, opening the book on alcohol and other drug services..
Eight Services Certified Against WANADA Standard
Eight WA alcohol and other drug services have now met the Standard On Culturally Secure Practice (Alcohol and other Drug Sector).