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An Introduction to Mindfulness in AOD (2-day) - Brisbane

by Insight

  • date & time

    Thu. 23 Apr 2020
    9:00 am
    Thu. 30 Apr 2020
    1:00 pm

  • location
    4th Floor, 270 Roma Street, 'Biala' City Community Health Centre, Brisbane QLD 4000

NB: This workshop is being offered over two half days. Participants must commit to attend on both days to receive an attendance certificate for this workshop.

Part A: 9.00am – 1.00pm, Thursday, 23 April 2020

Part B: 9.00am – 1.00pm, Thursday, 30 April 2020

Mindfulness is a specialised skill in awareness, attention, and acceptance. There is ever increasing evidence of the benefits of mindfulness based interventions within alcohol and drug treatment for stress reduction, craving management and relapse prevention. The aims of this one day experiential workshop are to provide an introductory overview of mindfulness, explore the application of mindfulness within alcohol and drug treatment, and give participants practical exposure to mindfulness techniques.

Presenters: John Kelly and Amanda Morphett

Note: this workshop will involve experiential based activities, including guided exercises and meditations.

Tea, coffee and a light lunch are provided at all full-day workshops at Biala. Please note that the room can get quite cold at times, so bring a jacket if you think you may need one. The building is wheelchair accessible and interpreters, captioning services and other sensory impairment aids can be organised if required. Please contact us at least 2 weeks prior to your workshop to discuss. Roma Street train and bus station is the closest public transport access to Biala and current construction works are being undertaken on the Cross River Rail project, for up to date information on how this may impact you, please refer to

NB: There is no parking available at Biala.

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