2. Clinic 36Australia, NSW Creator: Clinic 36 Last reviewed: 31/12/2016
Review: Private clinic providing assessment, treatment and ongoing review of clients dependent on heroin or other opiates through the use of pharmacotherapy. Detailed information on the treatment drugs used. People who use drugs and are looking for support can be referred for treatment within 24 hours. The clinic is open on weekends and public holidays. NOTE: This is a review of the provider's website and the information on it, not a review of the quality of their services.
Review: Pharmacotherapy is one of the six treatment streams available for clients with heroin or opioid dependence in Victoria. It is usually prescribed by general practitioners or nurse practitioners who have been trained to prescribe. Trained community-based pharmacists usually dispense pharmacotherapy. Clients can access pharmacotherapy through DirectLine, catchment-based intake and assessment services and primary-care providers. Specialist pharmacotherapy services are available for people with complex medical, comorbidity or mental health problems. Additional documents available for medical personnel including the 'Policy for maintenance pharmacotherapy for opioid dependence'.