DFA Executive Committee Member

Ms Sharon Carr

  • 1988 Developed social awareness of the tragedy of drug abuse through a widened exposure in a career that took Ms Carr travelling worldwide for 25 years in addition to social science and humanities studies.
  • 2006 An individual close to Ms Carr was trapped in a chronic cycle of heroin and cocaine addiction.  Consequently she consulted experts in heroin and cocaine addiction.  As a result of Ms Carr’s investigations, she saw firsthand the benefits of opioid antagonist treatment, Naltrexone, counseling programs, compliance monitoring and urine drug testing.
  • 2011-2015 Member Drug Free Australia
  • 2011-2013 Chairperson of the Addiction Treatment Foundation Inc.
  • 2012 Assisted preparation of submissions to NSW Parliament Legislative Assembly Committee, titled “Effectively Treating Opiate Addiction (2013)”
  • Has an ongoing commitment to aid public awareness in abstinence based treatments and support for families who are the victims of drug and alcohol addiction.

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