New South Wales help & support services
1. AdeleAustralia, 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.
Review: Major community-based multidisciplinary centre for HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C clinical management, counselling, research, prevention and education. Provides face-to-face, telephone and online information and safe injecting advice.
Review: Provides an extensive range of inpatient and outpatient alcohol and other drug detoxification, rehabilitation and pharmacotherapy programs. Has specialised opiate and stimulant treatment programs. Provides a number of state-wide telephone services with information, support, referral and crisis counselling. Access to Drug and Alcohol Specialist Advisory Service.
Review: Medical and counselling services involving intensive drug education, support, rehab and counselling. Includes both inpatient and outpatient options. Alcohol and Drug Counsellors support clients to develop an individual care plan with achievable goals. The primary streams include outpatient, detox, and illicit drug programs. Located in the Hunter Valley. Referral by GP, another hospital, specialist, healthcare providers or self-referral.
Review: A community-based organisation promoting the health and wellbeing of a diverse gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. Provides information, counselling services and NSEP related to alcohol and other drugs. Links to stimulants information and health promotion.
Review: Private detox and rehabilitation clinic for individuals and their carers who are affected from alcohol dependency. Treatment is based on psychological counselling. Based in Parramatta. 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.
Review: A team conducting clinical research trials on different alcohol treatment methods particularly pharmacotherapy options. The research explores diagnosis, investigation, prevention and treatment aspects of addiction medicine and is intended to decrease harms to individuals and society and to help consumers with an alcohol addiction.
Review: Provides a range of prevention, intervention and education services for women wanting help with alcohol, tobacco or other drug use in inner city. Services include counselling and referrals to health services and alternative treatments. Peer-support groups promote healthy lifestyles and healthy relationships with health promotion education and community development activities. The Centre's services adopt a 'social model of health' foundation.
Review: An excellent site for people experiencing issues with addiction and comorbidity who want to access online, evidence-based assessment and treatment support. A number of evidence-based programs and questionnaires have been developed by an interdisciplinary network promoting applied research aimed at prevention and clinical management of addictive behaviours. The site is also informative for health and drug treatment professionals, with access to practical and clinically based research findings to develop guidelines, perform clinical auditing and assist in the implementation of best practice, while monitoring the change process.
Review: Provides multiple intervention services including a 24-hour telephone counselling service, a residential alcohol and other drug rehabilitation program for families and support for workplaces. Offers living skills, education, treatment and family assimilation. Supported by twelve-step programs.