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1. —Alcohol, drugs and medicine during pregnancy - healthdirect Australia

Australia, National services Creator: healthdirect Australia - Australian Government Last reviewed: 21/06/2017

Review: 24 hour helpline and providing online information and counselling services for pregnant women and their partners about pregnancy, childbirth and infancy. Excellent general advice provided about the use of alcohol and other drugs, including over-the-counter and herbal medication use, for expectant women. Factual information about the risks of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome. A news section featuring information about current government funding and services which affect the healthcare of families is available. Overall, an good go-to site for consumers.

Tags: Alcohol, Children, Counselling, Harm reduction, Helpline, Pharmaceuticals, Pregnancy, Prevention, Women

2. 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

3. AOD Services - The Salvation Army Australia Southern Territory

Australia, VIC Creator: The Salvation Army Australia Southern Territory Last reviewed: 30/05/2017

Review: Overview of The Salvation Army's multiple AOD assessment, treatment and aftercare services in Victoria for people who use drugs, their families and carers - anyone who is impacted by the misuse of alcohol or other substances, addiction or dependence issues. Includes facilities for acute support for withdrawal and longer term rehab and interventions. Access to individual, group and/or family counselling, spiritual awareness and life skills training. Options for both self-referral and referral from a medical or primary health professional.  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, Aftercare, Assessment, Counselling, Rehab, Residential treatment

4. Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Service (AADS)

Australia, WA Creator: Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Service Last reviewed: 07/01/2016

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.

Tags: Abuse & violence, Alternative treatments, Counselling, Diversion, Families, Indigenous, Offenders, Outreach, Prevention, Rehab, Rural and remote, Youth

5. Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council SA (ADAC)

Australia, SA Creator: Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council SA (ADAC) Last reviewed: 26/09/2015

Review: Peak body representing Aboriginal community organisations across South Australia. Provides responses to a range of state and national committees and strategies, health promotion materials and research. Provides access to past and current project outlines, a newsletter, events and resources.  

Tags: Diversion, Education, Indigenous, Information, News, Prevention, Research, Resources, Rural and remote, Strategy

6. Aboriginal Family Support Services

Australia, SA Creator: Aboriginal Family Support Services Last reviewed: 27/06/2016

Review: Liaison service for families and Aboriginal children in state care or in consideration of state care. In addition, accommodation support services provided for Aboriginal young people aged 15–24. Referral to specialist support for physical, mental or social health issues. Training, professional development and events for carers provided. Emphasis on supporting youth and children to avoid homelessness, to reduce risk factors, and to increase protective factors.

Tags: Carers, Children, Events, Families, Homeless, Indigenous, Prevention, Professional development, Service directories, Youth

7. 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

8. Aboriginal Sobriety Group

Australia, SA Creator: Aboriginal Sobriety Group Last reviewed: 29/01/2016

Review: A community-based organisation that provides crisis intervention, assessment, stabilisation and rehabilitation for Aboriginal people with alcohol and other drug problems. Provides residential non - medical rehabilitation centre for men, mobile assistance patrols and individual and culturally appropriate interventions for men and women.

Tags: Assessment, Counselling, Indigenous, Outreach, Prohibition, Rehab, Residential treatment, Rural and remote

9. Addiction Counselling Services

Australia, SA Creator: Addiction Counselling Services Last reviewed: 26/01/2016

Review: A private rehab program offering residential, day, outpatient and aftercare options following a 5-stage treatment for individuals and their families. Medically supervised withdrawal, assessment, individual and group programs are available to meet specific comorbidity issues. 

Tags: Addiction, Assessment, Comorbidity, Counselling, Detox, Families, Mental health, Rehab, Residential treatment, Withdrawal

10. Addiction Services - The Salvation Army

Australia, National services Creator: The Salvation Army Last reviewed: 26/01/2016

Review: Overview of an extensive range of abstinence-based recovery, withdrawal management, long-term residential treatment and non-residential community based support programs offered nationally. Make an online enquiry or referral. Search for a service capacity.

Tags: Addiction, Alcohol, Communities, Comorbidity, Detox, Homeless, Information, Rehab, Residential treatment, Withdrawal