Western Australia help & support services
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.
Review: Provides culturally secure and appropriate counselling for Aboriginal and Torres Strait adults and young people with alcohol and drug issues. Offers assessment and a range of services including a sobering up centre, home detox, homeless and fringe dweller project, counselling, referral, education, outreach and prison program based in Bega.
Review: Offers a variety of alcohol and other drug services to support women, their children and families. Programs incorporate assessment, counselling, group work and diversion referrals with specific care to Aboriginal, migrant and refugees. Access to programs targeting pregnant and or parenting women and their families with additional services for children affected by their parents’ addiction.
Review: Offers a range of residential and non-residential harm reduction drug, alcohol and comorbidity detox and rehabilitation programs, including family services and treatment programs for parents with children. Programs are delivered via outreach and to rural and remote areas and to targetted populations such as offenders.
Review: Private detox and rehabilitation hospital for people affected by an alcohol or other drug dependency. Detox is available as an in-patient. The outpatient rehab program includes follow-up relapse prevention support. Located in Nedlands. 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: An excellent site addressing the complexities of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. The site includes sections for medical professionals including access to training, research, resources, clinical guidelines, and a clinicians' forum. Pregnant or breastfeeding women will also find the site useful with links to information and a free app. The organisation is recognised both nationally and internationally for its research and advocacy to prevent FASD and to significantly reduce potential developmental harms to foetus' and infants from parental use of alcohol.
Review: Internationally recognised peer support and self-help program based on the 12 step philosophy for men and women to recover from alcohol dependence. Meetings in Perth and regional WA. Contacts specifically for Fly in/Fly out workers who have trouble accessing meetings. 24 Hour Helpline.
Review: A 12-week in-home counselling program for parents who are concerned about their alcohol or other substance use. The program promotes positive parenting skills. It also aids in the development of self-help skills to improve the identification of high-risk situations and parents’ ability to make safe decisions. Self-referral is available by completing the online form.
9. B-AttitudesAustralia, WA Creator: B-Attitudes Last reviewed: 12/12/2015
Review: A non-residential, faith-based, community assessment, counselling and rehab service for individuals of all ages, cultures and socioeconomic statuses experiencing issues with substance dependence. Also provides family support, parenting skills and aftercare. Assessment services can be accessed through a recommendation or self-referral.
Review: Provides day patient and community-based therapeutic rehabilitation programs for the families, carers of and consumers with problematic alcohol, mental health, addiction or comorbidity issues. Works closely with health professionals in the community to streamline care. Counselling, group work and peer support are some of the intervention strategies utilised. 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.