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1. —Youth Services—Support and information -Wyndham City Council

Australia, VIC Creator: Wyndham City Council Last reviewed: 22/03/2016

Review: Provides a range of counselling, health and social programs for young people in western Melbourne. Aims to encourage health promotion through prevention and harm reduction by encouraging youth to engage in their own wellbeing. Additional support available for young women who are pregnant or youth who are at-risk of homelessness.

Tags: Counselling, Harm reduction, Homeless, Information, Mental health, Prevention, Unemployment, Youth

2. Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Service (AADS)

Australia, WA Creator: Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Service Last reviewed: 07/01/2016

Review: Provides strong leadership in the treatment and prevention of alcohol and other drug misuse in Aboriginal people, through culturally appropriate services and the National Indigenous Drug Strategy. Services are provided to youth, families, offenders, schools and communities.

Tags: Abuse & violence, Alternative treatments, Counselling, Diversion, Families, Indigenous, Offenders, Outreach, Prevention, Rehab, Rural and remote, Youth

3. Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council SA (ADAC)

Australia, SA Creator: Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council SA (ADAC) Last reviewed: 26/09/2015

Review: Peak body representing Aboriginal community organisations across South Australia. Provides responses to a range of state and national committees and strategies, health promotion materials and research. Provides access to past and current project outlines, a newsletter, events and resources.  

Tags: Diversion, Education, Indigenous, Information, News, Prevention, Research, Resources, Rural and remote, Strategy

4. Aboriginal Health - Government of SA - SA Health

Australia, SA Creator: Government of South Australia — SA Health Last reviewed: 31/03/2016

Review: Outlines the South Australian government commitment to, strategy and key objectives in improving the health of the state's Indigenous people. Links provided to related resources, contacts for both metropolitan and rural and remote services, and the Aboriginal Health Care Plan 2010 - 2016. Site most useful for community health workers and public health policy professionals.

Tags: Government, Indigenous, Policy, Resources, Service directories, Strategy

5. Aboriginal Sobriety Group

Australia, SA Creator: Aboriginal Sobriety Group Last reviewed: 29/01/2016

Review: A community-based organisation that provides crisis intervention, assessment, stabilisation and rehabilitation for Aboriginal people with alcohol and other drug problems. Provides residential non - medical rehabilitation centre for men, mobile assistance patrols and individual and culturally appropriate interventions for men and women.

Tags: Assessment, Counselling, Indigenous, Outreach, Prohibition, Rehab, Residential treatment, Rural and remote

6. Addiction Counselling Services

Australia, SA Creator: Addiction Counselling Services Last reviewed: 26/01/2016

Review: A private rehab program offering residential, day, outpatient and aftercare options following a 5-stage treatment for individuals and their families. Medically supervised withdrawal, assessment, individual and group programs are available to meet specific comorbidity issues. 

Tags: Addiction, Assessment, Comorbidity, Counselling, Detox, Families, Mental health, Rehab, Residential treatment, Withdrawal

7. Addiction Services - The Salvation Army

Australia, National services Creator: The Salvation Army Last reviewed: 26/01/2016

Review: Overview of an extensive range of abstinence-based recovery, withdrawal management, long-term residential treatment and non-residential community based support programs offered nationally. Make an online enquiry or referral. Search for a service capacity.

Tags: Addiction, Alcohol, Communities, Comorbidity, Detox, Homeless, Information, Rehab, Residential treatment, Withdrawal

8. Addiction services - Albert Road Clinic

Australia, VIC Creator: Ramsay Health Care Last reviewed: 21/07/2015

Review: Private clinic offering detox, rehab and counselling services for people who have co-occurring alcohol and other drug or mental health problems. Access to assessment, inpatient and outpatient withdrawal services, and an addiction rehab day program. Located in Melbourne. Note: This is a review and star rating of the provider’s website and the information on it, not a review of the quality of their services.

Tags: Addiction, Alcohol, Assessment, Comorbidity, Counselling, Detox, Mental health, Rehab, Withdrawal

9. Adele

Australia, NSW Creator: Adele Last reviewed: 26/03/2016

Review: A comprehensive residential treatment, alternative treatment and recovery program for people with substance abuse issues. Counselling using cognitive behavioural therapy and 12-step philosophy. All participants have access to regular gym workouts as part of the commitment to ensure the health and fitness of consumers is improved while in treatment. A feature of the programs is the requirement participants commit to saving part of their income or Centrelink in preparation for successful independence at the conclusion of their involvement in the programs. Multiple locations available - Coffs Harbor, Werrington and Randalls.

Tags: Alternative treatments, Consumers, Residential treatment

10. Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Service - Mater Young Adult Health Service

Australia, QLD Creator: Mater Children's Hospital Last reviewed: 30/01/2016

Review: Comprehensive mental health and comorbidity service for young people. Includes a residential drug withdrawal program with individualised support, brief interventions, relapse prevention planning, outreach and a day activity program. A multi-disciplinary team support young people and their families.

Tags: Comorbidity, Detox, Families, Medical, Mental health, Outreach, Rehab, Residential treatment, Youth