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Our absolute priority is the health, safety and wellbeing of our consumers, volunteers and employees.

I want to reassure you that at Uniting we are taking every effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) while continuing to support people that need us at this time.

We provide many essential services and are taking all steps to deliver these services safely, while continuing to support people that use those services.

Read more: Message to all our consumers

ReGen is asking our Service Users to participate in our 2019 Client Experience Survey. This survey has been developed by ReGen and Odyssey House as part of the North-West metro AOD Service partnership, and is a critical component of our quality service provision process. The survey asks a total of 14 questions about your experience of using our service and should take around 15 minutes.

Individuals who participate will have the opportunity to go into the draw to win an IPad or a Coles voucher.

For more information and to complete the survey go to:

Handy Stuff cover ThumbnailUpdated event details: 

Please join us to help celebrate the launch of ‘Handy Stuff’, a resource developed by people who have used our services to support others.  Handy Stuff provides a wide range of service information and practical tips to help people maintain changes to their alcohol and other drug use, support recovery and improve wellbeing.

Come and get your copy of the resource and recognise the huge amount of work that has gone into its development.

When:     January 22, 10.30-11.30am

Where:    Uniting ReGen, 26 Jessie St, Coburg

RSVP:     Paul Aiken ( / 03 9384 8867)

See the event flyer.

Meme time to remember time to actYou can see images from our events on our Facebook page.


To mark International Overdose Awareness Day, we will be hosting an event at our Coburg site on August 31.

All are welcome to join us for a discussion of overdose risks, what we can do to save lives and remember those we have lost to overdose.

Light refreshments will be provided.

When: Friday, August 31 (11.00 am to 12 noon)

Where: 26 Jessie St, Coburg

RSVP: Contact Paul Aiken 03 9384 8867 /  (please advise of any special dietary or access needs)

See the event flyer for more information, or the International Overdose Awareness Day website for details of other events near you.

Our latest round of free Consumer Participation training will be held at the Disabled Motorists' Association (just down the road from our Coburg site) on August 30th & 31st.

If you have used our services and are interested in learning more about how you can use your experience to help others, we'd love to hear from you. 

See the training flyer for more info or contact Regina (our Consumer Participation Facilitator): 9384 8894 /

Have you been affected by another's alcohol or other drug use? Have you used any of our services (or those delivered by our North and West Metro AOD Services partners)?

If so, we would love to hear from you.

By completing an anonymous online survey about your experiences, your responses will help us:

  • Improve our first contact processes, making sure that these are tailored to your age, cultural background, sexual orientation and gender;
  • Tailor the information we provide to you; &
  • Ensure that the services we provide are relevant to your needs.

If you are interested in helping to shape how these services are delivered, please complete the online survey.

Coverage of the recent Australia21 policy roundtable, on the need for drug law reform, citing our Laurence Alvis (amongst others) on the impacts of current laws on drug related harm and the capacity of services to respond. The roundtable preceded the release of the new report from the Victorian Parliamentary Drug Law Reform Inquiry. One of the report's 50 recommendations was for the Victorian Govt to advocate for a national discussion of drug policy reform.