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Community meeting on ice impacts

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Concerned about the drug ice and its potential impacts on you, your family and your community? You’re not alone.

The North Coast Primary Health Network together with Bulgarr Ngaru Medical Aboriginal Corporation will tomorrow conduct a ‘collaborative community conversation in an effort to demystify the drug.

Titled ‘Yarning about Crystal Methamphetamine’ the event is open to all interested community members and will involve an information seminar regarding crystal methamphetamine (ice), a Q and A panel with frontline workers and experts in the field and discussions around the strengths and needs of the local community in relation to substance misuse.

Information covered will include: what crystal methamphetamine is and how it affects the brain and the body; why people might use this substance; treatment and support options for people using crystal methamphetamine and how to get family and community support.

This event will be held from 5pm until 8pm on Wednesday, August 3, at the Ballina Seagulls Rugby League Club at Kingsford Smith Park in Ballina. Light refreshments will be provided.


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  1. We hope the editor is not on drugs.
    “For those concerned about the drug ice and its potential impacts on you, your family and you community?
    You are alone.”


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