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1. Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of New South Wales

Australia, NSW Creator: Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of New South Wales Last reviewed: 22/06/2017

Review: Peak representative body and voice advocating and championing for quality Indigenous health in NSW. The network ensures Aboriginal people lead the agenda for better policies, programs, ethics, services and practices. Resources, including kits to help with tobacco cessation or healthy living, are available free and online to help local services deliver culturally sensitive care. 

Tags: Advocacy, Associations, Campaigns, Harm reduction, Indigenous, Infectious diseases, Peak bodies, Professional development, Referrals, Research, Resources, Rural and remote, Tobacco

2. Alcohol and Drug Service -St Vincent’s Hospital

Australia, NSW Creator: St Vincent’s Hospital Last reviewed: 27/01/2016

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.

Tags: Addiction, Assessment, Consumers, Counselling, Detox, Medical, Pharmacotherapy, Professionals, Rehab, Residential treatment, Telephone, Withdrawal

3. Alcohol and Drug Services - Calvary Mater Newcastle

Australia, NSW Creator: Little Company of Mary Health Care Ltd Last reviewed: 30/06/2016

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.  

Tags: Addiction, Assessment, Comorbidity, Consumers, Counselling, Detox, Education, Families, Medical, Mental health, Professional development, Referrals, Rehab, Residential treatment

4. Alcohol and other drugs - ACON

Australia, NSW Creator: ACON Health Last reviewed: 18/12/2015

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.

Tags: Amphetamines, Campaigns, Comorbidity, Counselling, GLBTIQ, Health promotion, Infectious diseases, Peer support, Safe injecting, Safe partying

5. Alcohol rehabilitation clinic - Northside West Clinic

Australia, NSW Creator: Ramsay Health Care Last reviewed: 28/11/2016

Review: Private detox and rehab clinic for individuals and their carers who are impacted by addiction, alcohol misuse or comorbidity issues. Treatment is based on psychological counselling. Based in Parramatta. Self-referral available. Phone the clinic for details. 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: Addiction, Alcohol, Comorbidity, Consumers, Counselling, Detox, Families, Rehab

6. Alcohol treatment - Discipline of Addiction Medicine - The University of Sydney

Australia, NSW Creator: The University of Sydney Last reviewed: 30/12/2015

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.

Tags: Addiction, Alcohol, Clinical guidelines, Consumers, Pharmacotherapy, Prevention, Professionals, Rehab, Research

7. Alcohol, tobacco and drugs services - Leichhardt Women’s Community Health Centre

Australia, NSW Creator: Leichhardt Women’s Community Health Centre Last reviewed: 15/10/2015

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. 

Tags: Alcohol, Communities, Counselling, Education, Health promotion, Peer support, Prevention, Referrals, Tobacco, Women

8. Australian Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

Australia, NSW Creator: Australian Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Last reviewed: 01/01/2016

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.

Tags: Aftercare, Assessment, Counselling, Education, Families, Rehab, Residential treatment, Workplaces

9. Beat Alcohol - St John of God Health Care

Australia, NSW Creator: St John of God Health Care Last reviewed: 14/12/2015

Review: Comprehensive inpatient, day patient and evening programs in multiple locations across several states. Practical online guidance to identify signs of alcohol dependency using the Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT). The services cover addiction, mental health, co-morbidity, provide self-assessment tools, rehab, family education and aftercare.

Tags: Addiction, Alcohol, Assessment, Consumers, Counselling, Detox, Education, Outreach, Pharmacotherapy, Rehab, Residential treatment, Self-help

10. Bridges

Australia, NSW Creator: Bridges Inc Last reviewed: 24/11/2016

Review: Provides multiple intervention and referral services for consumers with addiction issues.  Families and peers who are impacted by the use of alcohol or other drugs, comorbidity issues or other related social issues are also provided with options for counselling, group work, peer support, access to information and other assistance. There is a strong ethos to develop community and social health connections to enable people to have multiple avenues of help and support at any one time. Located in Blacktown. Self-referral is available by phoning or completing the online referral form. 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: Communities, Consumers, Counselling, Education, Families, Information, Outreach, Peer support, Referrals