Walk with Me

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A program of check-in walks and talks designed to create connection for members of drug and alcohol teams (CDATs) and their families and friends. The walks can either be completed virtually using meeting technologies such as Zoom or in local parks adhering to the relevant physical distancing or lockdown rules in place in each location.

A library of topics has been created by the ADF and as the leader, you choose a suitable topic for your walk and send the details to your group/s with the date and time of the walk and what you want participants to do.

Who is it for?

People from all age groups and abilities are welcome to join. It is recommended that separate groups be run if you have a wide range of people in your CDAT membership.

If the walk is targeted at a specific cultural group or community, it is suggested walks be organised by leaders or elders from this community. E.g. migrant families from a particular cultural background

For example, you could have the following groups

  • Young people – 12-17-year
  • Young adults 18-30-years
  • Adults with children
  • Seniors 65+
People from all age groups and abilities are welcome to join.

Content Pillars

The ADF has created a library of topics for the walks that can be used to focus the conversation on. There is a range of topic areas to choose. The topics are provided as inspiration for discussions, there are no right answers and each conversation will be different. You may have your own ideas.

Wellbeing: To help you look after yourself & find some balance in life

Stories: To learn from listening to people’s experiences… and be inspired by different people’s journeys in life

Learning: To discover something new & feed your curiosity for life

Fun: To inject a bit of light-hearted fun & laughter

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More information

Full details on how to run Walk with Me can be found in the Leaders Guide. You can also speak to your Community Development Officer at the Alcohol and Drug Foundation.

Walk with Me Toolkits

Leaders Guide

Invitation template for participants

Record keeping template

Record of Sessions template

Expression of Interest template

Media release template