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31. Drug Treatment Services - Sunraysia Community Health Services

Australia, VIC Creator: Sunraysia Community Health Services Last reviewed: 10/12/2017

Review: Comprehensive primary health reahbilitation services including non residential counselling, pharmacotherapy, needle and syringe program, home-based withdrawal, rural outreach and diversion programs. Targeted services to address alcohol and drug issues in Indigenous and refugee communities. Based in the Sunraysia area.

Tags: Aftercare, Counselling, Detox, Diversion, Education, Indigenous, Outreach, Pharmacotherapy, Rural and remote, Safe injecting, Withdrawal, Youth

32. Drug and Alcohol Addiction Recovery Treatment Program - Malvern Private Hospital

Australia, VIC Creator: Malvern Private Hospital Last reviewed: 11/07/2018

Review: A specialist addiction recovery hospital providing an abstinence program for patients with alcohol and other drug dependence. Services include detox, inpatient care, day programs, after care and family support groups. 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.

Tags: Addiction, Clinical guidelines, Comorbidity, Consumers, Counselling, Detox, Families, Rehab, Residential treatment

33. Drug and Alcohol Clinical Advisory Service (DACAS) - Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre

Australia, VIC Creator: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre Last reviewed: 25/03/2018

Review: A twenty-four hour, seven-day specialist telephone consultancy service available to all health professionals in Victoria. The service provides clinical advice to health professionals who have concerns about the clinical management of patients and clients with alcohol and other drug problems. Assistance is available to help with assessment, medical management of withdrawal syndromes, substitution pharmacotherapy and other prescribing issues, medical and nursing management of intoxication and toxicity, management of medical and psychiatric complications associated with drug and alcohol use, drug interactions and pain management.  

Tags: Alcohol, Assessment, Clinical guidelines, Comorbidity, Harm reduction, Information, Mental health, Pharmacotherapy, Polydrug use, Professionals, Screening, Telephone, Withdrawal

34. Drug and alcohol - Centre for Adolescent Health - The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne

Australia, VIC Creator: The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne Last reviewed: 13/04/2018

Review: The Centre actively engages in targeted and longitudinal research related to adolescent health, mental health and the use or misuse of alcohol, tobacco, cannabis and other drugs by young people. Internationally significant work has been done related to the better understanding of protective and risk factors, prevention, assessment and early intervention and, where needed, appropriate medical intervention that acknowledges the special needs of young patients.  Access to overviews of current research projects and abstracts of published research. An excellent site for professionals and intending tertiary students with an interest in youth health.

Tags: Addiction, Alcohol, Assessment, Cannabis, Children, Clinical guidelines, Early intervention, Education, Harm reduction, Health promotion, Medical, Mental health, Prevention, Research, Tobacco, Youth

35. Drug and alcohol counselling and support - Taskforce Community Agency

Australia, VIC Creator: Taskforce Community Agency Last reviewed: 27/04/2018

Review: Provides a comprehensive range of alcohol and other drug rehab and counselling services for people who use drugs and their carers or families. Access to targetted forensic, comorbidity, mothers' pharmacotherapy, drink-drive, youth outreach programs and GP medical support. 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, Assessment, Comorbidity, Counselling, Criminal, Drivers, Drug courts, Families, Harm reduction, Medical, Outreach, Peer support, People who use drugs, Pharmacotherapy, Pregnancy, Rehab, Youth

36. Drug and alcohol services - Pinelodge Clinic - St John of God

Australia, VIC Creator: St John of God Last reviewed: 20/04/2018

Review: Provides specialised psychiatric, alcohol and other drug rehabilitation with both inpatient and day therapy programs for people who use drugs incorporating counselling, assessment, withdrawal and ongoing therapy. Located in Dandenong. NOTE: This is a review of the provider's website and the information on it, not a review of the quality of their servcies.

Tags: Alternative treatments, Assessment, Comorbidity, Consumers, Counselling, Detox, Education, Rehab, Residential treatment

37. Drug court homelessness assistance program - WAYSS

Australia, VIC Creator: WAYSS Last reviewed: 18/04/2018

Review: Support and assistance for clients who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and are referred directly and solely by the drug court team in the outer south eastern region of Melbourne. Links people to office-based, rehab and outreach services. Specialist services for women, youth and Indigenous clients.

Tags: Drug courts, Homeless, Indigenous, Outreach, Rehab, Women, Youth

38. Drugs and harm reduction - cohealth

Australia, VIC Creator: cohealth Last reviewed: 16/11/2018

Review: Provides facts about homelessness, advocacy for those experiencing homelessness, and clear guidance for people wanting to take action to help those experiencing homelessness.

Tags: Counselling, Harm reduction, Homeless, Indigenous, Mental health, Multicultural, Outreach, Safe injecting, Youth

39. Find Legal Answers - Victoria Legal Aid

Australia, VIC Creator: Victoria Legal Aid Last reviewed: 25/04/2018

Review: An excellent site to gain information about common legal questions and individual rights. Access to downloadable brochures in multiple languages, including brochures related to domestic abuse and violence which may or may not be impacted by alcohol or other drug abuse. Alcohol and other drug-related information under "Crime", "Youth issues" and "Fines and Infringements". Alternatively, use the search engine. People experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness can access general legal advice on the website.

Tags: Abuse & violence, Drivers, Families, Homeless, Information, Law, Youth

40. Gambling, Alcohol and Drug Support Services - Latrobe Community Health Service

Australia, VIC Creator: Latrobe Community Health Service Last reviewed: 14/05/2017

Review: Provides a range of prevention, intervention, assessment and referral services including alcohol & other drugs counselling, referrals to inpatient drug withdrawal, long-term residential programs and other La Trobe Community Health Services Alcohol and Drug programs, forensic services including drug diversion and court referral; family and significant other advice and support service, quit smoking education and advice and a needle exchange program. Specialist services for Indigenous patients or those with co-morbidity issues are available. Essential to use the search tool. Use preferred location and telephone for a referral if search does not initially bring up services related to your area of concern.

Tags: Cannabis, Comorbidity, Consumers, Counselling, Detox, Disabilities, Diversion, Education, Families, Indigenous, Outreach, Pharmacotherapy, Residential treatment, Safe injecting, Tobacco, Youth