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61. RecoverOz

Australia, VIC Creator: RecoverOz Last reviewed: 08/06/2017

Review: Rehab, court support, residential treatment, information and family support for people who use drugs or misuse alcohol and are experiencing addiction issues. Self-assessment tests and self-referral applications are available online. Medium to long-term support provided. Urban-based residental treatment and accommodation are key components of the intervention protocols promoted by the services. The organisation is committed to a contiuum of care and acknowledges that addiction and dependency are a brain disease rather than merely a behavioural choice. 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, Counselling, Detox, Drug courts, Information, Peer support, Professionals, Residential treatment, Training

62. Safety and Wellbeing - City of Greater Dandenong

Australia, VIC Creator: City of Greater Dandenong Last reviewed: 26/03/2018

Review: Helpful resource with practical information on syringe disposal, emergency procedures and local services. Outlines community wellbeing, safety plans, safe-injecting and needle disposal outlets, mental health support and safe partying harm-reduction strategies. Targeted information for children, youth, parents, seniors and businesses in the Greater Dandenong council region.

Tags: Children, Communities, Government, Harm reduction, Information, Mental health, Parents, Prevention, Safe injecting, Safe partying, Strategy, Youth

63. SalvoCare Eastern - The Salvation Army

Australia, VIC Creator: The Salvation Army Last reviewed: 16/10/2018

Review: Provides assessment, counselling, consultancy and continuing care for people who are drug dependent. Also, a range of outreach and accommodation programs for people who are homeless or marginalised. A comprehensive range of youth services are also offered, including programs to strengthen or reconnect families, support for youth involved in the juvenile justice system, and workplace training. NOTE: This is a review of the provider's website and the information on it, not a review of the quality of their services. (previous review)

Tags: Assessment, Counselling, Disabilities, Diversion, Families, Homeless, Justice, Mental health, Outreach, Youth

64. Self Help Addiction Resource Centre (SHARC)

Australia, VIC Creator: Self Help Addiction Resource Centre (SHARC) Last reviewed: 28/03/2019

Review: Service that is focused on promoting self help approaches to severe alcohol and drug related issues. Provides recovery opportunities for people who use drugs, families and communities affected by dependence issues or comorbidity. Programs include residential treatment, supported accommodation, family support, and access to the drug service users' association. The programs require a long-term commitment by consumers to want to their change lifestyle patterns and behaviours to achieve sobriety. People accessing this suite of services include those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Peer support and mentoring are key components of the success of the services. NOTE: This is a review of the site, not any of the services offered by SHARC.

Tags: Addiction, Comorbidity, Consumers, Families, Harm reduction, Homeless, Mentoring, Parents, Peer support, People who use drugs, Rehab, Residential treatment, Self-help, Telephone, Youth

65. Services - Monash Health

Australia, VIC Creator: Monash Health Last reviewed: 31/08/2018

Review: Comprehensive health services body overseeing hospital and community health services in the south eastern region of Melbourne and suburbs. Services include withdrawal, pharmacotherapy, outpatient and residential rehabilitation, Indigenous, youth, and forensic counselling. Medical and public health professionals can access research data by using the Research Directorate. 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, Detox, Disabilities, Drivers, Indigenous, Pharmacotherapy, Residential treatment, Safe injecting, Youth

66. Services - Victorian Arabic Social Services

Australia, VIC Creator: Victorian Arabic Social Services Last reviewed: 26/07/2018

Review: Provides a number of services for Arabic-speaking youth, families and seniors. All services are intended to increase connectedness to local communities, provide targeted health promotion and have a prevention quality. Advocacy is available if needed to access other services. Located in Broadmeadows, Dandenong and Newport.

Tags: Advocacy, Communities, Families, Multicultural, Prevention, Students, Youth

67. Services - Western Suburbs Indigenous Gathering Place Association

Australia, VIC Creator: Western Suburbs Indigenous Gathering Place Association Last reviewed: 22/11/2018

Review: Provides alcohol and other drug counselling and other primary health services to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Melbourne's western suburbs. Specialised programs for women, men, parents and youth. 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: Counselling, Indigenous, Medical, Men, Mental health, Parents, Tobacco, Women, Youth

68. Services directory for drug and alcohol users - Fitzroy Legal Service

Australia, VIC Creator: Fitzroy Legal Service Last reviewed: 27/02/2019

Review: Access to legal services, education, information and law reform activities. There is a Victorian alcohol and other drug services directory, and a Drug outreach lawyer that assists individuals with legal problems related to drug use. Outreach sessions are provided at YSAS, Living Room, Inner Space, North Richmond Community Health, and Odyssey House Victoria. The site is designed to empower people to make informed decisions about their own health, welfare and treatment options.    

Tags: Assessment, Comorbidity, Consumers, Counselling, Information, Law, Online, People who use drugs, Professionals, Referrals, Self-help, Service directories, Unemployment

69. Stepping Up Consortium

Australia, VIC Creator: Stepping Up Consortium Last reviewed: 26/05/2018

Review: A consortium of three not for profit agencies providing therapeutic, counselling and community-based services for clients with complex needs regarding alcohol and other drug use, disability, mental illness, unemployment and crime. Programs include counselling, a 6-week intensive day program and a partner in recovery program to support people with complex comorbidity issues, their families and carers in South East Melbourne.

Tags: Assessment, Carers, Comorbidity, Consumers, Counselling, Disabilities, Families, Harm reduction, Justice, Mental health, Offenders, Rehab

70. Strong Bonds - Jesuit Social Services

Australia, VIC Creator: Jesuit Social Services Last reviewed: 15/02/2019

Review: Designed for parents, families and youth workers to more effectively support young people who at-risk of developing alcohol, drug, comorbidity or mental health issues. The targeted information which is provided helps to improve communication and practical self-preservation strategies to help cope with difficult situations when a young family member develops dependency issues. The site recognises the often embarrassing and relationship-threatening challenges that addiction or comorbidity issues present. Comprehensive information and guidance for those working with young people, with specific resources targeting other cultures with information in Vietnamese and Arabic. Note, this service does not provide counselling but offers options for self-referral.

Tags: Addiction, Comorbidity, Families, Information, Mental health, Multicultural, Parents, Professional development, Self-help, Service directories, Youth