August 1, 2022
WRAD was saddened to hear the news of Archie Roach’s passing. Archie was one of WRAD’S patrons and he will be missed. His songs and brave and triumphant stories will live on and serve as an inspiration to those who are engaged in substance misuse recovery. His kindness and his encouraging words will be remembered always. We offer our condolences to his family on this very sad occasion.
Ruby Hunter welcomed as WRAD Health Patron
14th Sep 2023
The late Ruby Hunter will be honoured as a Patron of WRAD Health. Following discussions with her family, WRAD Health today announced that it was proud to welcome Ruby Hunter as a Patron of the centre that provides health related services in South West Victoria. Ruby is WRAD Health’s third patron, joining her long-time partner…
WRAD Health highlights overdose risks
28th Aug 2023
WRAD Health is launching a new campaign to stop accidental overdose deaths with concerns rising about the impacts of prescription drugs. The WRAD Health building in Merri Street will turn purple on August 31 to recognise International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) and remember without stigma those who have died or become permanently injured due to…
Pride in Your Health Conference to address challenges
01st Jun 2023
A conference in Warrnambool on June 21 is designed to uplift, educate and advocate for a healthier future for LGBTIQA+ communities. The Pride In Your Health: LGBTIQA+ Diversity and Inclusion Conference will be held at the Deakin Warrnambool Campus to celebrate diversity and address the unique health challenges faced by the rainbow communities. It will…
WRAD HEALTH’s vision is to advance the health and wellbeing of those in the South Western Region of Victoria affected by Addictive behaviours and to promote optimal enjoyment of life.
WRAD HEALTH seeks to provide comprehensive, holistic support and treatment to individuals and others affected by addictive behaviors and associated issues.
The philosophy of harm minimisation underpins the delivery of all programs offered by WRAD HEALTH. This principle recognises that people in our society use both licit and illicit drugs, and that drugs can be used in ways that are more or less harmful to individuals, families and society. Harm minimisation offers a number of options designed to reduce the harm of drug use to the user and society.
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