First gig as an invited speaker … and 2 weeks until the next chapter of this adventure … people have been so amazing. I’ll do a post specifically dedicated to the awesome people who have helped keep me afloat throughout this last 4 chaotic and scary episode in this series … but for now I have to get back into Aust and survive 4 weeks quarantine on my own … feel free to make contact. I’m up for coffee chats, wine chats, venting chats, anything… I am eternally grateful to everyone who has been there to help prop me up while I find my new centre of gravity 🤞🏻

ORIGINAL ARTICLEEffects of Alcohol towards Quality of Life in the Indigenous Groups of the West Coast Division, Sabah, MalaysiaAsong Joseph1*, Helen Benedict Lasimbang2, Sandi James3, Chua Bee Seok1 (May 2020)

https://jurcon.ums.edu.my/ojums/index.php/bjms/article/download/2002/1586

Webinar- Decolonisation

a-3-part-series-webinar-part-2.pdf The Executive Committee of the DEI SIG Presents:Introduction to Decolonization: A 3-Part Webinar Series Part 2: Decolonising Drug Studies: Victorian Aboriginal Women’s Narratives on Healing, Drug use and Drug recovery. Presented by : Dr. Stefany Brajanovski and Sandi James Date : Wednesday, June 24, 2020 Time: 7 pm to 8:15 pm (Melbourne- AEST) ToContinue reading “Webinar- Decolonisation”

COVID19 adventures in wonderland

Pandemic lockdown when not at home. This is the weirdest situation I have been in, ever, and I have been in some weird situations before. Originally, I came to the UK for a conference and a short 10 day visit to Ireland. That was the 8th March. Its now the 28th April and I am still in the UK. TheContinue reading “COVID19 adventures in wonderland”

Featured HRAF Global Scholar: Sandi James | Human Relations Area Files

HRAF Global Scholar: Sandi James Title: PhD Candidate, Public Health and Social Policy University Affiliation: La Trobe University, Australia and Universiti Malaysia, Sabah Research Topic: Exploring Alcohol use in Sabah, Malaysia: Preliminary … — Read on hraf.yale.edu/featured-hraf-global-scholar-sandi-james/

Short piece on therapy for specific groups

Bisexuality…. Bisexuality continues to be a controversial concept for many. Often bisexuality is dismissed as “just a phase” or that the individual who identifies as bisexual is “testing the water” and “experimenting or lying to themselves and others – that they must be one or the other, that there is no such thing as bisexual.Continue reading “Short piece on therapy for specific groups”