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1. Alcohol and other Drug Counselling - Bega Garnbirringu Health Service

Australia, WA Creator: Bega Garnbirringu Health Service Last reviewed: 12/05/2018

Review: Provides culturally secure and appropriate counselling for Aboriginal and Torres Strait adults and young people with alcohol and drug issues. Offers assessment and a range of services including a sobering up centre, home detox, homeless and fringe dweller project, counselling, referral, education, outreach and a prison program based in Bega. 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, Detox, Diversion, Education, Harm reduction, Homeless, Indigenous, Outreach, Prisoners, Referrals, Rehab, Rural and remote, Youth

2. Alcohol and other drug services - Womens Health and Family Services

Australia, WA Creator: Womens Health and Family Services Last reviewed: 01/03/2018

Review: Offers a variety of alcohol and other drug services to support women, their children and families. Programs incorporate assessment, counselling, group work and diversion referrals with specific care available to Aboriginal, prisoner, migrant and refugee women. Access to programs targeting pregnant and or parenting women and their families with services for children affected by their parents’ addiction. 

Tags: Assessment, Children, Counselling, Diversion, Families, Health promotion, Indigenous, Multicultural, Parents, Pregnancy, Prisoners, Referrals, Women

3. Alcohol and other drug treatment services - Cyrenian House

Australia, WA Creator: Cyrenian House Last reviewed: 01/03/2018

Review: Offers a range of residential and non-residential harm reduction, drug, alcohol and comorbidity detox and rehab programs, including family services and treatment programs for parents with children. Programs are delivered via outreach and to rural and remote areas and to targetted populations such as offenders. Priority beds are reserved for Indigenous men and women needing immediate support. Self-referral is possible by phoning the main office and requesting an appointment. All programs offer aftercare and support to locate transitional housing if required. 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: Aftercare, Assessment, Communities, Comorbidity, Counselling, Detox, Diversion, Families, Indigenous, Offenders, Outreach, Parents, Pharmacotherapy, Psychotherapy, Referrals, Rehab, Residential treatment, Rural and remote, Training, Youth

4. Alcohol, Pregnancy and FASD - Telethon Kids Institute

Australia, WA Creator: Telethon Kids Institute Last reviewed: 04/05/2018

Review: An excellent site addressing the complexities of Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. The site includes sections for medical professionals including access to training, research, resources, clinical guidelines, and a clinicians' forum. Pregnant or breastfeeding women will also find the site useful with links to information and a free app. The organisation is recognised both nationally and internationally for its research and advocacy to prevent FASD and to significantly reduce potential developmental harms to foetus' and infants from parental use of alcohol.

Tags: Advocacy, Alcohol, Clinical guidelines, Events, Foetal alcohol spectrum disorders, Medical, News, Pregnancy, Prevention, Professionals, Research, Women

5. Alcoholics Anonymous Perth

Australia, WA Creator: Alcoholics Anonymous Perth Last reviewed: 11/07/2018

Review: Internationally recognised peer support and self-help program based on the 12 step philosophy for men and women to recover from alcohol dependence. Meetings in Perth and regional WA. Contacts specifically for Fly in/Fly out workers who have trouble accessing meetings. 24 Hour Helpline.

Tags: Alcohol, Consumers, Indigenous, Information, Peer support, Rehab, Rural and remote, Self-help

6. B-Attitudes

Australia, WA Creator: B-Attitudes Last reviewed: 13/04/2018

Review: A non-residential, faith-based, community assessment, counselling and rehab service targeting individuals 16 to 28years but open to older experiencing issues with substance dependence. Provides family support, parenting skills and aftercare. Assessment services can be accessed through a recommendation or self-referral. B-Attitudes has a mobile office allowing many of its' services to be taken to the streets. 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, Consumers, Counselling, Education, Families, Rehab, Youth

7. Day sessions - Abbotsford Private Hospital

Australia, WA Creator: Abbotsford Private Hospital Last reviewed: 15/04/2018

Review: Provides day patient and community-based therapeutic rehab programs for people who use drugs, their families, and carers with problematic alcohol, mental health, addiction or comorbidity issues. Works closely with health professionals in the community to streamline care. Counselling, group work and peer support are some of the intervention strategies utilised. 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, Alcohol, Carers, Comorbidity, Counselling, Families, Mental health, Peer support, People who use drugs, Professionals, Rehab, Residential treatment

8. Drug Aware - Drug and Alcohol Office - WA Government

Australia, WA Creator: WA Government - Drug and Alcohol Office Last reviewed: 28/03/2018

Review: Established to target young people with harm reduction messages with respect to illicit drugs. Features campaign materials, drug facts, staying safe strategies, answers to frequently asked questions and discussion of issues, such as drug testing, sex and drugs. Access to an online chat with a counsellor, a helpline and resources. Strong Spirit Strong Mind program targeted to encourage Indigenous young people to gain strength through their culture. This is a user-friendly site for people who use drugs and are looking for factual, discreet information or support.

Tags: Campaigns, Counselling, Harm reduction, Helpline, Indigenous, Information, Online, People who use drugs, Prevention, Resources, Safe partying, Strategy, Youth

9. Drug and Alcohol Office (DAO) - WA Government

Australia, WA Creator: WA Government Last reviewed: 07/04/2018

Review: A peak government agency striving to prevent and reduce the adverse impacts of alcohol and other drugs within a number of different target groups. Specialised community development projects and campaigns for young people, families, Aboriginal, offenders, culturally and linguistically diverse communities. Hosts workforce training and education programs and provides access to clinical guidelines, policies, research, library, service directory and health promotion resources. A great starting point for all enquiries.  

Tags: Campaigns, Diversion, Events, Families, Harm minimisation, Indigenous, Information, News, Peak bodies, Policy, Prevention, Professional development, Service directories, Statistics, Training

10. Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Network - St John of God Health Care

Australia, WA Creator: St John of God Health Care Last reviewed: 20/02/2017

Review: A free and confidential assessment, home-based detox and withdrawal service.  The program helps people who misuse drugs or alcohol to reduce or stop their alcohol and other drug use. The service encourages families to be actively involved in supporting their friend or family member to transition to living a changed lifestyle that is not dependent on alcohol or other drugs. GPs and agency AOD staff are an active part of the detox process. Where required, the service supports referrals and aftercare.

Tags: Aftercare, Alcohol, Assessment, Consumers, Detox, Families, Outreach, People who use drugs, Referrals, Withdrawal