Melbourne, VIC, 19th November 2015 – UnitingCare ReGen, the lead alcohol and other drug treatment and education agency of UnitingCare Victoria & Tasmania, today celebrated its win at the 2015 Victorian Public Healthcare Awards.

The agency’s work developing innovative, evidence based responses to methamphetamine dependence took out the ‘Improving health, safety and wellbeing’ award. The other finalists in this category were Monash Health’s Wellness and Recovery Centre: a centre of excellence in the treatment of eating disorders and the Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategy for Monash Doctors.

Read more: ReGen celebrates Victorian Public Healthcare Awards win (19/11/15)

Melbourne, VIC, 7th December – UnitingCare ReGen, the lead alcohol and other drug treatment and education agency of UnitingCare Victoria & Tasmania, today welcomed the Federal Government’s response to the recommendations of the National Ice Taskforce.

ReGen CEO Laurence Alvis said:

Yesterday’s announcement is a big step forward in our efforts to achieve a co-ordinated, evidence based approach to the harms associated with alcohol and other drug use in Australia. The broad range of measures included in the Government’s response are an encouraging sign that our policy makers recognise the importance of achieving the right balance of measures within our overarching Harm Minimisation framework.

Read more: ReGen welcomes Fed Govt response to National Ice Taskforce report (7/12/15)

See related media coverage of Rose's award.

Melbourne, VIC, 11th November 2015 – UnitingCare ReGen, the lead alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment and education agency of UnitingCare Victoria & Tasmania, today celebrated the success of Rose McCrohan (Manager of ReGen’s adult residential withdrawal service in Ivanhoe) in winning the 2015 Clinician Award for excellence and leadership in clinical practice in the field of substance use at last night’s APSAD Conference dinner.

Read more: ReGen celebrates national clinical leadership award for Rose McCrohan (11/11/15)