Coronavirus news and resources for managers and leaders.
NADA eLearning: Engage families and significant others, support clients with complex needs and be guided on gender and sexuality indicators.
Responding to trauma: How members work with clients impacted by trauma, the importance of community connections, asking 'difficult' questions and more.

The Network of Alcohol and other Drugs Agencies (NADA) is the peak organisation for the non government alcohol and other drugs sector in NSW. We represent close to 100 organisational members that provide a broad range of alcohol and other drugs services including health promotion and harm reduction, early intervention, treatment and continuing care programs. Together, we work to reduce the harms related to alcohol and other drugs use across the NSW community. Learn more.


Sector Watch: May 2020

COVID-19 funding opportunities update As members will be aware, the NADA CEO has been nominated the leader for the NSW
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NADA launches the ‘Workforce capability framework’

Central to workforce performance are capabilities—the knowledge, skills and attributes that workers must demonstrate to perform their roles effectively. Developed
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NADA launches wellbeing resources to support AOD workers during COVID-19

NADA is pleased to launch the following resources to support AOD workers during these challenging times: Coping with stress and
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NADA/UoW PhD scholarship opportunity

The Health Psychology Research Group and the Network of Alcohol and Other Drugs Agencies (NADA) are currently seeking a person
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Launch: The Alcohol and Other Drugs Treatment Guidelines for working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

Would your service like support to work better with Aboriginal…

CMHDARN Webinar: Evaluating service changes due to COVID-19

COVID-19 has forced dramatic changes in the delivery of mental health…

Members only forum: Community based (out-client) services

This members only event provides an opportunity for NADA members…


Central to workforce performance are capabilities—the knowledge, skills and attributes that workers must demonstrate to perform their roles effectively. Developed for, and with input from ...
NADA is excited to launch Well Beings, a short-animation series with practical, evidence based tips and tricks to reduce stress and enhance health and wellbeing. ...
This page will be continually updated. Last update: 25 May 2020 For news and resources specific to managers and leaders, click here. For members’ frequently asked questions, ...
NADA in partnership with Family Drug Support and the Ministry of Health NSW Government, developed training and resources for the AOD sector and other primary ...
Developed by NADA, this toolkit supports the formal quality improvement program of non government AOD organisations. Download the files to easily create or review operational ...
Although members of LGBTI and HIV positive communities use AOD for many of the same reasons as the population at large, there is evidence to ...
Coping with stress and uncertainty during COVID-19 Feeling overwhelmed and on edge in the wake of COVID-19? You’re not alone. As difficult as this situation ...
Cultivating capability Would you like some practical information on how to support your staff with their capability development while balancing their wellbeing at work in ...
Did you know that at their core, the principles of consumer participation relate to human rights, health outcomes, relationships, service delivery, as well as accreditation ...
Taking care of your health is important no matter what you do for a living. But when it comes to AOD work it’s all the ...


Program Coordinator (Online)

SMART Recovery Australia
SMART Recovery
Applications close: 1 Jun 2020
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Network updates

Gender and sexuality diverse AOD worker network

Why has NADA created this network? Gender and sexuality diverse people are a priority in the National Drug Strategy, and
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NADA practice leadership group

Network update The NADA Practice Leadership Group (NPLG) held its quarterly meeting in December. The network: invites NADA members to
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Research network

Network update Apply now for ethical consultation for your research / evaluation project The CMHDARN Research Ethics Consultation Committee provides
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Youth AOD services network

Network update The Youth AOD Services Network will meet again on 18 March, with a view to planning training and
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