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81. Victorian Addiction Treatment Centre

Australia, VIC Creator: Arrow Health Last reviewed: 30/01/2019

Review: Private treatment centre for people who use drugs and are experiencing the physical, financial, social or psychological effects of addiction or substance misuse. Options include a residential treatment program, an outpatient program, family support programs, an aftercare program, counselling services, and other rehab options. Self-referral possible by phoning the 1 300 number.

Tags: Addiction, Aftercare, Consumers, Counselling, Early intervention, Families, Harm reduction, Outreach, People who use drugs, Prisoners, Psychotherapy, Rehab, Residential treatment, Rural and remote

82. Whole New World

Australia, VIC Creator: Whole New World Last reviewed: 31/12/2016

Review: An independent educational seminar series presented to secondary schools and parent groups providing harm reduction strategies for students, parents and teachers with a focus on safe partying in private and licensed venues or events (night clubs, bars, raves). Also promotes a community TV program for parents which addresses topical issues.

Tags: Alcohol, Binge drinking, Education, Events, Families, Harm reduction, Parents, Prevention, Safe partying, Students, Teachers

83. Windana Drug & Alcohol Recovery

Australia, VIC Creator: Windana Drug & Alcohol Recovery Last reviewed: 28/08/2018

Review: Provides a holistic therapeutic program with both medical and alternative health models. Provides community support, outreach, counselling, residential and non-residential withdrawal and residential rehabilitation services for young people, adults and families where alcohol and other drug dependency is an issue. Located in St Kilda, Dandenong and a therapeutic community in rural Victoria.

Tags: Addiction, Alternative treatments, Communities, Counselling, Detox, Families, Pharmacotherapy, Rehab, Residential treatment, Youth

84. Women's Alcohol and Drug Service (WADS) - The Royal Women's Hospital

Australia, VIC Creator: The Royal Women's Hospital Last reviewed: 03/07/2018

Review: A specialist clinic providing medical care, counselling and support to women with complex drug use and dependence. Also provides assessment and care of infants exposed to alcohol or other drugs during pregnancy. Appointments and screening or referral to a geographically-based hospital are managed through the clinic. Women experiencing co-morbidity challenges have access to a mental health assessment. Online referral forms available. 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, Children, Comorbidity, Consumers, Counselling, Detox, Harm reduction, Information, Medical, Mental health, Online, Pharmacotherapy, Pregnancy, Professionals, Referrals, Training, Women

85. Young People's Health Service - Department of Adolescent Medicine - The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

Australia, VIC Creator: The Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne Last reviewed: 28/08/2018

Review: Provides primary health harm reduction services for young people aged 12–22 experiencing homelessness or marginalisation. Free alcohol, other drug and mental health services, outreach and drop-in clinic providing assessment, treatment, information and referral.

Tags: Assessment, Comorbidity, Consumers, Counselling, Harm reduction, Homeless, Infectious diseases, Medical, Outreach, Pharmacotherapy, Prevention, Rehab, Safe injecting, Youth

86. Youth Drugs and Alcohol Advice (YoDAA)

Australia, VIC Creator: Youth Drugs and Alcohol Advice (YoDAA) Last reviewed: 30/08/2018

Review: An excellent site for young people, AOD professionals, youth workers, parents and carers, and consumers. There's lots of factual information with good tips for before and after partying.  Telephone, email and online webchat help is available.  Schools can access helpful information for supporting students with alcohol or other drug problems to maximise potential for successful outcomes for outreach, home-based withdrawal and other options. Victorian AOD agencies and support services can become partners of YoDAA enabling their local services to be highlighted.

Tags: Assessment, Consumers, Email, Families, Helpline, Information, Online, Outreach, Peak bodies, Professionals, Referrals, Safe partying, Screening, Service directories, Telephone, Youth

87. Youth Projects

Australia, VIC Creator: Youth Projects Last reviewed: 10/05/2018

Review: Provides health, outreach, advocacy, employment, education and training services for youth experiencing disadvantage, homelessness, comorbidity, mental health, alcohol and other drug issues in Melbourne's northern suburbs. Youth workers, school counsellors and teachers will appreciate the online e-news which provides links and overviews of services. A series of Fact Sheets addressing mental health and its links to alcohol, amphetamines, benzodiazapines and cannabis is available to be downloaded free-of-charge in PDF format.

Tags: Advocacy, Alcohol, Amphetamines, Benzodiazepines, Cannabis, Comorbidity, Early intervention, Homeless, Mental health, Outreach, Training, Youth

88. Youth Support and Advocacy Service (YSAS)

Australia, VIC Creator: Youth Support and Advocacy Service (YSAS) Last reviewed: 02/05/2018

Review: Provides extensive, diverse residential, home-based and outreach alcohol, withdrawal, detox, other drug and addiction treatment services for young people. Practical guidance, information and resources, plus a telephone helpline for young people aged 12–21. Alternative treatments and programs for high-risk, Indigenous and GLBTQI young people. AOD workers and youth workers can access training, research and publications on therapeutic frameworks. Parents and carers can access online information to help with assessment, referrals and early intervention.

Tags: Alternative treatments, Comorbidity, Consumers, Detox, GLBTIQ, Indigenous, Information, Mental health, Parents, Professionals, Referrals, Rehab, Research, Residential treatment, Students, Training, Withdrawal, Youth