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An image of a blooming rose. The image is tinted in purple, the colour of International Overdose Awareness Day. The words 'Time to remember. Time to Act.'

Working together to reduce overdose

31 August is International Overdose Awareness Day. Overdose continues to cause loss of life and other harms to a wide range of Tasmanians, but there are ways to reduce and prevent it. Read more
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Are you BBVAware?

World Hepatitis Day (July 28) highlights the value of getting tested for blood-borne viruses. Today’s treatments are simple and life-changing. Read more
an illustration of a man and son walking holding hands and a young girl walking behind them like she is walking along the top of a wall or fence with her arms held out.

Hope for a healthier community

Anglicare Tasmania's Social Action and Research Centre has published a position paper that advocates for the decriminalisation of the possession and personal use of illicit drugs in Tasmania. Read more
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Action for a healthier community: An effective response to illicit drugs

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Support program “a life-saver”

Anglicare’s Family Support Service supports Tasmanians living in the North and North West of the State who are affected by a loved one’s use of alcohol and/or other drugs. Read more
A member of Anglicare's Needle and Syringe Program is pictured in the Burnie outlet. Behind her there are posters with health messages and sterile injecting equipment for people who use drugs.

Reasons to smile

The Anglicare team at the Burnie Needle and Syringe Program cares about its local community, including people's dental health. Read more
Jo Murphy from Anglicare Tasmania Hobart NSP service

Safe, welcoming and innovative

Anglicare's Needle and Syringe Program (NSP) team is leading a new trial that has the potential to reduce drug overdose in Tasmania and save lives. Read more
Young people from Anglicare's Eveline House in Devonport at the international overdose awareness day event

Change was in the air on International Overdose Awareness Day

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