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BreakThrough: Ice Education for Families

BreakThrough: Ice Education for Families, is a joint initiative between Turning Point, SHARC (Self Help Addiction Resource Centre) and The Bouverie Centre, funded by the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services as part of the Ice Action Plan.

Since 2016, this unique program has helped more than 3,000 family members across Victoria better understand drug use, improve communication and wellbeing, and access appropriate support networks.

BreakThrough . . .

  • Offers practical strategies for family and carers to appropriately respond to a drug-using friend or relative (including ice use)
  • Provides an opportunity for family members to connect and learn from each other
  • Increases family and community member’s knowledge of where to get further help if needed
  • Is accessible to families across Victoria, including families from non-English speaking and indigenous backgrounds.


“ Breakthrough provides families with an insight into the challenges that people who know someone affected by methamphetamine or other drugs can face and the support networks available. ”
– Dr Naomi Crafti


For further information, please contact Anna Guthrie at [email protected]

Visit the BreakThrough website

Our Partners

We work in collaboration with the following partners: