(She/her) I am a Family Support Worker for Family Drug Support (FDS) in South East Queensland. My role at FDS is to facilitate support groups and drug and alcohol-related information sessions, as well as providing individual support to family members and friends affected by the substance use of a person in their lives. Having my own lived experience supporting significant people in my life with substance dependence, I believe in the non-judgmental, family-focused and reality-based approach of FDS to empower families. Family members are the experts in their unique lives and relationships. My aim is to work with families to support them in finding the right tools and strategies that work for them and help them to grow and take care of themselves on this journey. I am usually available on Tuesdays from 1.30 to 3.30pm, and can usually reply within 72 hours to confirm the day and time. If you require support in the meantime, contact our 24/7 telephone support service on 1300 368 186.

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