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1. ACT Health Find-a-health service - ACT Government

Australia, ACT Creator: ACT Government Last reviewed: 07/01/2017

Review: A directory of health services available in the ACT. The list includes alcohol, other drug and mental health services. Search can be refined to include detox, inpatient/outpatient rehab, forensic services, justice health, education and pharmcotherapy services.

Tags: Addiction, Detox, Education, Justice, Pharmacotherapy, Rehab, Residential treatment, Service directories

2. Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Association ACT (ATODA)

Australia, ACT Creator: Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Association ACT (ATODA) Last reviewed: 28/01/2016

Review: Peak body representing the non-government and government alcohol, tobacco and other drug sector in the ACT. The organisation promotes health through the prevention and reduction of the harms associated with alcohol and other drugs. Excellent site for all public health and intervention professionals working in or near the ACT. Provides expertise and leadership in social policy, sector and workforce development, research, coordination, partnerships, communication, information and resources.

Tags: Associations, Campaigns, Comorbidity, News, Peak bodies, Policy, Professional development, Professionals, Research, Service directories, Training

3. Alcoholics Anonymous Canberra and Region

Australia, ACT Creator: Alcoholics Anonymous Canberra and Region Last reviewed: 01/07/2016

Review: Overview of Alcoholics Anonymous and the 12-step philosophy – its long established peer support and self-help models. Access to local meetings roster in the ACT area and other resources.

Tags: Addiction, Alcohol, Consumers, Peer support, Rehab, Resources, Self-help

4. Comorbidity Project - CatholicCare Canberra and Goulburn

Australia, ACT Creator: CatholicCare Canberra and Goulburn Last reviewed: 21/11/2016

Review: Capacity-building initiative to develop professional strengths and advocacy for services for consumers with comorbidity issues. Aims to improve client services, staff skills and frameworks for assessment, protocols and referral pathways. Strong support to improve prevention strategies to reduce self-harm and mental health risks.

Tags: Advocacy, Assessment, Comorbidity, Counselling, Mental health, Prevention, Professional development, Referrals

5. Drugs and alcohol - Gugan Gulwan Youth Aboriginal Corporation

Australia, ACT Creator: Gugan Gulwan Youth Aboriginal Corporation Last reviewed: 25/01/2016

Review: Supports young Indigenous people aged 12–25 years with a comprehensive range of services including case management, rehabilitation, court support and education incorporating mental health and comorbidity challenges. Additional support available for people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

Tags: Comorbidity, Detox, Education, Homeless, Indigenous, Information, Mental health, Outreach, Rehab, Youth

6. Karralika

Australia, ACT Creator: Karralika Last reviewed: 29/06/2016

Review: Provides a range of therapeutic, alternative, residential, halfway, supportive and outreach services for people who use alcohol and other drugs. Support also available for the families and carers of people who use drugs. Diversion programs provided for drivers with a drink driving offence. Located in the ACT. Self-referral possible.

Tags: Addiction, Drivers, Education, Families, Men, Outreach, People who use drugs, Rehab, Residential treatment

7. Mental Health Community Coalition ACT

Australia, ACT Creator: Mental Health Community Coalition ACT Last reviewed: 30/12/2016

Review: Peak body for the not-for-profit community mental health sector in the ACT. Provides advocacy, representational and capacity-building services for the sector. Supports training, policy and workforce development, strategic planning, research sharing and networking for mental health educators, professionals, people living with a mental illness and their careers. A new service is access to mental health e-learning courses for members.

Tags: Advocacy, Associations, Carers, Events, Mental health, Peak bodies, Policy, Professional development, Professionals, Training

8. Mental Health Foundation ACT

Australia, ACT Creator: Mental Health Foundation ACT Last reviewed: 05/07/2016

Review: A peak mental health body providing an integrated model for services and programs for people living with a mental illness and their carers. Access to library, services directory, counselling resources, and NDIS services.

Tags: Carers, Comorbidity, Information, Libraries, Mental health, Peak bodies, Peer support, Service directories

9. Opiate Project - Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service

Australia, ACT Creator: Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service Last reviewed: 22/08/2016

Review: Provides medical and specialised clinical care for opiate, amphetamine and benzodiazepine users within the Aboriginal community. Access to health promotion activities, research outcomes and "no more boondah" (smoking) groups. Note: This is a review of the provider's website and the information on it, not a review of the quality of their services.

Tags: Alcohol, Amphetamines, Assessment, Benzodiazepines, Harm reduction, Health promotion, Heroin, Indigenous, Infectious diseases, Medical, Rehab, Safe injecting

10. Programs - Directions ACT

Australia, ACT Creator: Directions ACT Last reviewed: 30/06/2016

Review: Provides services to reduce the harms associated with alcohol and other drug use through information and education, clean injecting equipment, practical health interventions, counselling, support, detoxification, a residential treatment program and rehabilitation services. A range of support and self-help groups for individuals, families and carers are available. Referral from a medical practitioner or self-referral. Located in Woden Square.

Tags: Alternative treatments, Assessment, Counselling, Detox, Harm reduction, Peer support, Prevention, Referrals, Rehab, Residential treatment, Safe injecting, Self-help