Harm Reduction Victoria

LAUNCH of livesofsubstance.org Oct 7th

by Seer E.S. on 23/08/2016

Social and legal studies of addiction concepts

Program now available for this event.

A collaborative event co-hosted by the Monash University Faculty of Law and the Social Studies of Addiction Concepts Research Program, National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University

Friday 7th October, 1pm-5pm

Auditorium 1 & 2

Monash University Law Chambers

555 Lonsdale St, Melbourne

 The symposium will be chaired by Associate Professor Helen Keane

(School of Sociology, College of Arts and Social Sciences, Australian National University).

 Find out about the research underway in the SSAC program and join an open discussion on emerging approaches and issues in critical social sciences of addiction (see attached flyer for full program details). For information about SSAC’s entire research program see our website: www.addictionconcepts.com


The symposium will be followed at 5pm by the launch of the

 Lives of Substance website


This groundbreaking new website will be launched with the help of writer Kate Holden and harm reduction pioneer and our very own EO Jenny Kelsall.

Livesofsubstance.org will be Australia’s first dedicated website presenting carefully researched personal stories of alcohol or other drug addiction, dependence or habit.


Places are filling fast so please RSVP soonSSAC@curtin.edu.au

(For catering purposes, please indicate whether you wish to attend the symposium, the launch, or both events)

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