UPON COMPLETION PARTICIPANTS WILL BE BETTER EQUIPPED TO:

  • Recognise problematic drug and alcohol use

  • Describe the impacts of problematic drug and alcohol use

  • Identify the types of drug and alcohol supports and treatments that are effective in reducing use

  • Support people who have drug and alcohol problems

Evaluation by the National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) found that after attending the Drug and Alcohol First Aid Workshop, participants had significantly improved their:

  • Knowledge of drugs and alcohol
  • Ability to respond to someone who uses drugs and/or alcohol

Drug & Alcohol GP Education


Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention

This training is funded by the Nepean Blue Mountains Primary Health Network (NBM PHN) and is available to GP’s in the NBM PHN only.

Please download a registration form and return to lmclaughlin@lyndon.org.au to attend:

  • Monday 19 February 2018 – Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury, Windsor
  • Tuesday 20 February 2018 – Penrith Panthers Event Centre, Penrith
  • Wednesday 21 February 2018 – The Carrington, Katoomba
  • Thursday 22 February 2018 – Zig Zag Motel, Lithgow

Training commences at 6pm and concludes at 9pm. Supper included.

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Community Drug & Alcohol First Aid Workshops


Katoomba – Tuesday 28th November

VENUE: Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, 30 Parke St, Katoomba 

Please download and return the registration form to book your place for this event.

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Armidale – Tuesday 13th February 2018

VENUE: Armidale City Bowling Club, 92-96 Dumaresq St, Armidale

Please download and return the registration form to book your place for this event.

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Tamworth – Wednesday 14th February 2018

VENUE: The Wests (West Tamworth League Club), Phillip St, West Tamworth

Please download and return the registration form to book your place for this event.

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Richmond – Tuesday 6th March 2018

VENUE: Hawkesbury Leisure and Learning Centre, 114 March St, Richmond

Please download and return the registration form to book your place for this event.

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Cambridge Park – Wednesday 7th March 2018

VENUE: Cambridge Park Community Hall, 97 Oxford St, Cambridge Park 

Please download and return the registration form to book your place for this event.

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Lithgow – Wednesday 14th March 2018

VENUE: Zig Zag Motel, 70 Chifley Rd, Lithgow

Please download and return the registration form to book your place for this event.

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Katoomba – Wednesday 11th April 2018

VENUE: Blue Mountains Cultural Centre, 30 Parke St, Katoomba

Please download and return the registration form to book your place for this event.

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