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1. Adolescent Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Service - Mater Young Adult Health Service

Australia, QLD Creator: Mater Children's Hospital Last reviewed: 30/01/2016

Review: Comprehensive mental health and comorbidity service for young people. Includes a residential drug withdrawal program with individualised support, brief interventions, relapse prevention planning, outreach and a day activity program. A multi disciplinary team support young people and their families.

Tags: Comorbidity, Detox, Families, Medical, Mental health, Outreach, Rehab, Residential treatment, Youth

2. Alcohol & Drug Services - Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Corporation for Health Services

Australia, QLD Creator: Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Corporation for Health Services Last reviewed: 31/07/2018

Review: An Aboriginal community controlled health service providing holistic, primary health care to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in Townsville and broader North-West Queensland. A range of services are provided including counselling, youth services, a residential recovery service, women and men's groups, and primary health care such as dental and maternal health.

Tags: Communities, Detox, Diversion, Harm reduction, Indigenous, Inhalants, Outreach, Rehab, Residential treatment, Rural and remote, Youth

3. Anglicare North Queensland

Australia, QLD Creator: Anglicare North Queensland Last reviewed: 20/11/2017

Review: Diverse prevention, health promotion, early intervention, diversion and counselling services for at-risk populations including targeted services for youth, women, men, families and carers. Much of the work and many of the services are supported by volunteers. Access to a range of accommodation options for people who are homeless. Support for increasing individual and community wellbeing is acknowledged through a number of programs which address co-morbidity and mental health issues. Formal referral to services is not required.

Tags: Communities, Diversion, Harm reduction, Health promotion, Homeless, Indigenous, Men, Mental health, Prevention, Residential treatment, Violence, volunteer, Women, Youth

4. Apunipima Cape York Health Council

Australia, QLD Creator: Apunipima Cape York Health Council Last reviewed: 14/09/2017

Review: Rich insight into lifestyle and health issues of rural and remote Aboriginal communities. Provides primary health care with specialist services to reduce the harms from the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, including a dedicated ice and amphetamine program. Womens' and mens' health issues programs are offered.

Tags: Amphetamines, Assessment, Counselling, Indigenous, Pregnancy, Prevention, Professionals, Rehab, Rural and remote, Tobacco

5. Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety Queensland (CARRS-Q) - Queensland University of Technology

Australia, QLD Creator: Queensland University of Technology - Faculty of Health Last reviewed: 18/04/2017

Review: The Centre has a commitment to achieve real and long-term results by providing research-based information to policy makers and the community. Research, education and programs to improve road safety around the hazzards of alcohol and drug influences. Browse using search terms such as "alcohol effected driving", "drug-affected driving", "rural and remote areas" or "young drivers".

Tags: Alcohol, Drivers, Policy, Research, Rural and remote, Youth

6. ChaplainWatch

Australia, QLD Creator: ChaplainWatch Last reviewed: 29/04/2018

Review: Independent not-for-profit organisation with volunteers who donate their time to patrol the Brisbane CBD, Fortitude Valley and Caxton Street precincts, watching out for anyone in crisis, at risk or in need. Services include crisis intervention, conflict resolution, front-line first aid (including alcohol or drug overdose), public counselling and guidance, secondary victim support and welfare assistance. This rapid response service works in partnership with other official services - Police, Ambulance, City Council, venue management and security, and taxi operations. A practical outreach, prevention and harm reduction community service supporting people to party safely.  

Tags: Communities, Counselling, Harm reduction, Outreach, Overdose, Prevention, Safe partying, Volunteers

7. Community Support Services - Ozcare

Australia, QLD Creator: Ozcare Last reviewed: 14/05/2018

Review: Offers a range of residential and non-residential detox and rehab programs for adults with an alcohol or other drug dependence, comorbidity or mental health issues. Multiple outreach programs are on offer including court support, programs specifically for men and women, and Indigenous programs. Several referral options are available including self-referral or referrals by others including families, community services or health professionals. 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: Assessment, Comorbidity, Consumers, Counselling, Detox, Drug courts, Families, Harm reduction, Indigenous, Men, Mental health, Outreach, Rehab, Residential treatment, Violence, Women

8. Drink and drug driving - Queensland Government

Australia, QLD Creator: Queensland Government Last reviewed: 27/10/2017

Review: Information about laws, penalties and law enforcement regarding the use of alcohol and other drugs for drivers of vehicles in Queensland. General information about the effects and side-effects of alcohol and other drugs. Includes clear guidelines on BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) and penalties for being caught drug or drink driving. There is specific detail for both new and experienced drivers.

Tags: Diversion, Drivers, Government, Information, Law, Law Enforcement

9. Drug and Alcohol Awareness Rehabilitation Centre - Gumbi Gumbi Aboriginal and Torres Strat Islander Corporation

Australia, QLD Creator: Gumbi Gumbi Aboriginal and Torres Strat Islander Corporation Last reviewed: 29/01/2018

Review: An Indigenous, non government organisation focussing on the rehabilitation of alcohol, drugs and volatile substances. Intensive, culturally appropriate residential and non residential rehabilitation centre providing counselling, group work and education to members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. Programs are based on stages of change, motivational therapy. CBT, AA and holistic care. Located in Rockhampton.

Tags: Addiction, Advocacy, Communities, Counselling, Education, Indigenous, Referrals, Rehab, Residential treatment

10. Drugs and Sport - Queensland Government—Department of National Parks, Sport & Racing

Australia, QLD Creator: Queensland Government—Department of National Parks, Sport & Racing Last reviewed: 30/05/2017

Review: Overview of Queensland policy commitment to drug testing of elite athletes. Links to the ASADA [Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority] website and their online training and education resources, and the WADA [World Anti-Doping Agency] site. 

Tags: Drug testing, Government, Policy, Sport