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21. School Drug Education and Road Aware (SDERA) - Department of Education - WA Government

Australia, WA Creator: WA Government - Department of Education Last reviewed: 16/10/2018

Review: The WA Government’s primary drug and road safety education strategy adopts a whole school approach; coordinating, developing and supporting schools to implement policy, and ensuring best practice involving teachers, parents and community agencies. Produces curriculum resources for teachers which are student-led, evidence-based and targeted to P to 12 years on drug education, safety and resilience. Practical strategies and information designed for parents, children and young people. Sice last review, navigation and graphic quality has improved significantly. The site is intuitive and easy to access.  

Tags: Curriculum, Education, Families, Government, Information, Policy, Prevention, Professional development, Research, Strategy, Students, Teachers

22. Services - Perth Clinic

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

Review: Provides inpatient and outpatient therapeutic services and education regarding mental health and alcohol dependence plus targeted programs for seniors and adolescents. The alcohol and drug treatment program offers detox, acute therapy program and relapse management and prevention program.

Tags: Alcohol, Assessment, Carers, Comorbidity, Detox, Medical, Mental health, Professionals, Rehab, Residential treatment, Seniors, Youth

23. Swan City Youth Service

Australia, WA Creator: Swan City Youth Service Last reviewed: 21/01/2019

Review: Provides a drop-in centre with a number of harm reduction initiatives including counselling, referral and court support for young people aged 12 to 25 years with alcohol and other drug issues located in Midlands.Targeted initiatives to reduce volatile substance abuse and specific programs for young women and young men.

Tags: Addiction, Counselling, Harm reduction, Health promotion, Homeless, Inhalants, Law Enforcement, Mental health, Outreach, Referrals, Rehab, Youth

24. Teen Challenge Western Australia

Australia, WA Creator: Teen Challenge Western Australia Last reviewed: 02/10/2018

Review: Faith-based holistic programs for alcohol and other drug dependence through residential rehabilitation, schools programs and life skills education. Rehab and outreach programs are specifically targeted to help youth. The prevention, education initiatives and fundraising events utilise the exposure to promote fundraising for the intervention programs, and prevention and information for members of the general community. E-news updates and details of event programs are available on the website.

Tags: Abstinence, Addiction, Detox, Education, Events, Families, News, Outreach, Rehab, Residential treatment, Students, Teachers, Youth

25. WA Country Health Service - WA Government—Department of Health

Australia, WA Creator: WA Government, Department of Health Last reviewed: 03/10/2018

Review: Government service with the responsibility to oversee and promote the rural and remote public hospitals, health services and nursing posts located across WA. Includes targeted projects such as alcohol and pregnancy. Use the search tool to identify services specific to women's, indigenous, youth health, mental health or other interest areas. Site also provides details about public and community health services in seven regions and various communities throughout WA. The e-news section provides details of funding, grant and policy updates for prevention, research, staffing and medical services.

Tags: Alcohol, Communities, Disabilities, Government, Indigenous, Information, Mental health, Pregnancy, Rural and remote

26. Western Australian Association for Mental Health (WAAMH)

Australia, WA Creator: Western Australian Association for Mental Health (WAAMH) Last reviewed: 21/01/2018

Review: Peak mental health body in Western Australia representing non-government, not-for-profit agencies and government mental health services. Mission to support the development of the community-based mental health sector.  The association draws on the expertise and experiences of members, consumers and carers to advocate both locally and nationally for effective public policy on mental health issues. eLearning and other Professional Development is available for professionals working in counselling, prevention, early intervention and treatment services. The Association also provides the state coordination for the annual Mental Health Week. Membership options available for individuals and organisations.

Tags: Advocacy, Associations, Education, Events, Health promotion, Mental health, News, Peak bodies, Policy, Professional development, Professionals, Training

27. Western Australian Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies (WANADA)

Australia, WA Creator: Western Australian Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies (WANADA) Last reviewed: 18/12/2018

Review: Peak body for the alcohol and other drug education, prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and support sector in WA. It is an independent, membership-driven not-for-profit association. Services include an online service directory, workforce planning, professional development, Aboriginal networking, advocacy, consultation, lobbying, sector planning, representation, e-news and service enhancement on behalf of members and the sector.

Tags: Advocacy, Campaigns, Comorbidity, Databases, Events, Indigenous, Information, Jobs, News, Peak bodies, Professionals, Service directories

28. Wungening Aboriginal Corporation

Australia, WA Creator: Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Service Last reviewed: 31/01/2019

Review: Perth-based health service that provides treatment and prevention of alcohol and other drug misuse for Aboriginal people through culturally appropriate and family-inclusive services.

Tags: Abuse & violence, Alternative treatments, Counselling, Diversion, Families, Indigenous, Offenders, Outreach, Prevention, Rehab, Rural and remote, Youth

29. Youth Futures WA Inc

Australia, WA Creator: Youth Futures WA Inc Last reviewed: 26/06/2018

Review: Programs, services, education and early intervention support for young people who are experiencing, or at-risk of, homelessness in Perth and surrounding areas. One-on-one alcohol and other drug counselling and group work is available to clients experiencing challenges with their use or misuse of licit or illicit substances. Additional support available for young people from multicultural backgrounds. 

Tags: Counselling, Education, Harm reduction, Homeless, Multicultural, Prevention, Youth