Volatile Substance Misuse Program
Funding Agency: Queensland Government – Department of Communities
Funded Initiative: Addressing volatile substance misuse
Funded Period: 1 January 2011 – 30 June 2013
To provide safety and support services to young people who engage or are at risk of engaging in the misuse of volatile substances, and other substances, and to reduce the incidence of and extent of harm associated with volatile substance misuse in the community.
VSM operates during regular hours and also provides an outreach service four nights per week. The office has established a number of personal development and skill based activities which are provided both at school and community locations. Types of activities include: young womens group, young mens group, art & painting workshops.
The outreach conducts regular nightly activities in order to redirect young people into a safe and positive environment. It operates Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights from 6pm to 12am (subject to change).
Current VSM Outreach activities:
Pure Adrenaline – participation in regular touch football competition on Monday and Wednesday nights.