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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin

The dangers of drug taking

Date posted: 17 June 2014

Wellington Aboriginal Corporation Health Services Drug and Alcohol Officer, Fred Carberry, says he is engaging with the community.

Speaking at a National Men's Health week event at Cameron Park, Mr Carberry indicated the message is getting out about the dangers of drug taking. 'Some people feel ashamed about their drug problem or even alcohol problems but we can help. Our confidential discussion can help sort the difficulties, suggest forms of rehab and detox and find solutions,' he said. 'We'll be holding an information session at the Wellington Information and Neighbourhood Centre on Wednesday where people can drop by.'

The Men's Health week event also looked at a serious of other issues including depression.

Source: Wellington Times


Last updated: 17 June 2014
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