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ISAAC Asia Regional Conference 2019

Published May 22, 2019

We are pleased to announce that the next regional conference will be held in Kathmandu, Nepal in November 2019. You will find all the details for registration and other information about the conference on our Facebook site at ISAAC Asia conference 2019. This will be a wonderful time together for those from the region working in the addiction field. Make plans to be there.

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A fresh Beginning.

Published November 5, 2018

Warwick & June Murphy, Regional Directors, have now moved to live in the region. You can read more about this in the recent article posted on this site. Drug abuse in the Asian region is a major problem that all governments are dealing with. Most of their responses are about changing the behaviour of addicts, not about changing the lives of addicts. ISAAC member organisations believe that to change the behaviour of a person you first have to help them change their thinking. Our members are seeing many, many people move from hopelessness to expectation. Believing that they can have [...]

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2016 Regional Conference

Published June 30, 2016

ISAAC Asia is pleased to announce the details of our next conference. Where: Yangon, Myanmaar. When: 10th – 14th October 2016 Following our 2 previous conferences in Malaysia and Cambodia we are excited that this conference will be in Myanmar. Delegates to our previous conferences told us that they wanted more of these events and we are responding to those calls. Previous conferences have been a great blessing to those who attended. The teaching at the plenary sessions and the workshops enabled delegates to access training materials and information that they could not obtain elsewhere. Added to that they had [...]

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ISAAC Asia Regional Conference 2013

Published August 7, 2013

Please see the details of this upcoming event here.

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June 2013 Ministry Trip

Published August 7, 2013

This was the 8th time we have visited in China. I would have to say this trip has had the most impact. On this trip we were joined by our friend Sue, from Sydney. Sue worked with us in the rehab we ran in London many years ago. She is now a qualified Psychologist who has been working with abused women and girls for the past few years. Security Contrary to what we often hear about today’s China, it is important to understand that it is still under a Communist regime. Although they often like to present as a country [...]

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November 2012 Ministry Trip

Published August 7, 2013

As part of my role with ISAAC Asia I have recently returned from ministering in a number of places. I hope this report gives you some idea of the broader impact of our work in this region and encourages you as someone who supports this work. Bali Jean Le-Cour, the president of ISAAC International, had asked Pax Tan, of Malaysian Care, and myself to represent ISAAC at the World Federation of Therapeutic Communities conference in Bali during November. ISAAC is on the board of the WFTC and as such it was important that we attended. There were 600 delegates at [...]

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