News Archive

Product Launch Update

News updated 21st May 2018

The Nexus product launch last week went very well with nearly 90 participants from over 25 organisations including DHHS, Monash Health , ACU, Western Health, Forensicare, St Vincent”s  and Tandem.

Here are some links:   Launch Slides    RFUP Articles and Weblink    Straight Up Training Guides and Weblink


Training Calendar

News updated 16th May 2018

The 2018 Nexus Training Calendar is now available. Click to view.


News updated 16th April 2018


The 2018 BUDDHAS Forum - Cognition and Dual Diagnosis in Older Persons will be held on Thursday 24th May 2018.

The flyer has further information -

Registration -

Product Launch - Innovative Resources to Improve Dual Diagnosis Practice

Nexus are launching Reasons For Use Package Online and Straight Up Animations. The launch will be held on Thursday 10th May.

The flyer has further information - Nexus Launch (PDF 386.7KB)

Registration -


Seasons Greetings

News updated 24th December 2017

It’s that time of year to reflect and take stock of the year that’s been and to acknowledge and celebrate the success and wins we’ve had along the way.

The NEXUS team would like to acknowledge the consultations, collaborations, projects and activities we have worked on with you this year - Nexus Highlights from 2017

Thank you for all the good work you do in particular in the area of complex care, where MH & substance use issues (Dual Diagnosis) is present.

On behalf of the NEXUS Team I’d like to wish you and your families a safe and happy holiday season - we look forward to working with you again in the New Year - Nexus Future Directions 2018

There have been a lot of new people who have come into the MH & AOD sectors in the past year, so have a look at the Nexus website to understand who we are and what we do - website link -

We would like to offer you an opportunity to indicate what you or your service would like support with around Dual Diagnosis development needs in 2018 – Nexus Survey 2018

If you would like to have a member of the NEXUS team come out to discuss how we can support the Dual Diagnosis work you do please call us on PH: 9231 2083 or email:

Chris Hynan



News updated 25th October 2017

The 2017 BUDDHAS Forum - Cognition and Dual Diagnosis in the Aged - will be held on 23rd November 2017.

The flyer has further information  -  2017 BUDDHAS Forum flyer



Training Calendar

News updated 15th February 2017

Date change for Motivational Interviewing. The training is now on the 21st and 29th of June. 

The updated calendar is here  - 2017 Nexus Training Calendar


Training Update

News updated 1st February 2017

The 2017 Nexus Training calendar is now available.

Here is the link  - 2017 Nexus Training Calendar


The Iceman Cometh: Drugs, Alcohol and Mental Health Conference

News updated 4th January 2017

St Vincent's Hospital and The University of Melbourne in conjunction with Penington Institute are hosting this important one day symposium.

Click to view the conference flyer.


Seasons Greetings

News updated 21st December 2016

Best wishes and Seasons Greetings from the Nexus team

The linked snapshotshows highlights of some of the Nexus activity in 2016.

Have a safe and peaceful Holiday season.

We are looking forward to working with you in 2017.



Training Update

News updated 12th October 2016

The training calendar has concluded for 2016.

Check back in the new year for news on the 2017 Nexus training calendar.

Here is the link to the 2016 training calendar as an example of what we have offered in the past - 2016 Training Calendar