About Family Drug Support Online
Family Drug Support Online is a website designed to provide support for families and friends of people using drugs and alcohol. The site is dedicated to helping participants become more resilient and better able to cope on their journey with their loved one who is struggling with addiction.
Family Drug Support Online offers a recorded virtual support group. Visitors of the website are able to view a series of video chapters centred on a family support group. The support that the viewer receives is tailored based on the age and length of time the loved one has been using drugs and the relationship to them. The chapters are designed to be viewed in order and are led by family drug support specialist Tony Trimingham who is an Order of Australia Medalist. The virtual support group was developed by Readymade Productions, in collaboration with Family Drug Support. This online resource was produced with financial support from the Commonwealth Department of Health through the National Ice Action Strategy.
Who is Family Drug Support Online for?
This website is suitable for families and friends of people using drugs and alcohol. Families and friends include but are not limited to parents, siblings, partners, children and friends.
Is there a cost to use Family Drug Support Online?
No – the recorded support group is free to access.
How to access Family Drug Support Online
Family Drug Support Online can be accessed at https://www.fdsonline.org.au/
The Family Drug Support Online resource was produced with financial support from the Commonwealth Department of Health through the National Ice Action Strategy. The National Ice Action Strategy (NIAS) was endorsed by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) in December 2015 with the goal of reducing the prevalence of ice use and resulting harms across the Australian community.
Visit this page to read about the National Ice Action Strategy.