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1. —Alcohol, drugs and medicine during pregnancy - healthdirect Australia

Australia, National services Creator: healthdirect Australia - Australian Government Last reviewed: 21/06/2017

Review: 24 hour helpline and providing online information and counselling services for pregnant women and their partners about pregnancy, childbirth and infancy. Excellent general advice provided about the use of alcohol and other drugs, including over-the-counter and herbal medication use, for expectant women. Factual information about the risks of Foetal Alcohol Syndrome. A news section featuring information about current government funding and services which affect the healthcare of families is available. Overall, an good go-to site for consumers.

Tags: Alcohol, Children, Counselling, Harm reduction, Helpline, Pharmaceuticals, Pregnancy, Prevention, Women

2. 2Connect -Youth & Community

Australia, NSW Creator: 2Connect Youth & Community Last reviewed: 10/12/2018

Review: Free prevention and early intervention youth health services including support for at-risk and homeless young people between the ages of 12 and 25 years, LGBTIQ young people and families. Also offers education programs and campaigns to limit harm from alcohol and other drugs, domestic violence and mental health. Targeted to young people living in and around the St George & Sutherland Shire of Sydney.

Tags: Alcohol, Campaigns, Early intervention, Events, Families, GLBTIQ, Homeless, Mental health, Prevention, Violence, Youth

3. ACT Health Find-a-health service - ACT Government

Australia, ACT Creator: ACT Government Last reviewed: 31/01/2019

Review: A directory of health services available in the ACT. The list includes alcohol, other drug and mental health services. Search can be refined to include detox, inpatient/outpatient rehab, forensic services, justice health, education and pharmacotherapy services.

Tags: Addiction, Detox, Education, Justice, Pharmacotherapy, Rehab, Residential treatment, Service directories

4. AOD Services - The Salvation Army Australia Southern Territory

Australia, VIC Creator: The Salvation Army Australia Southern Territory Last reviewed: 20/09/2018

Review: Overview of The Salvation Army's multiple AOD assessment, treatment and aftercare services in Victoria for people who use drugs, their families and carers - anyone who is impacted by the misuse of alcohol or other substances, addiction or dependence issues. Includes facilities for acute support for withdrawal and longer term rehab and interventions. Access to individual, group and/or family counselling, spiritual awareness and life skills training. Options for both self-referral and referral from a medical or primary health professional.  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, Assessment, Counselling, Rehab, Residential treatment

5. Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council SA (ADAC)

Australia, SA Creator: Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council SA (ADAC) Last reviewed: 30/03/2019

Review: Peak body representing Aboriginal community organisations across South Australia and the NT, including rural and remote regions. Provides responses to a range of state and national committees and strategies, health promotion materials and research. Provides access to past and current project outlines, a newsletter, events and resources. A significant contact point for both consumers and AOD staff working with Aboriginal people.

Tags: Diversion, Education, Indigenous, Information, News, Prevention, Research, Resources, Rural and remote, Strategy

6. Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of New South Wales

Australia, NSW Creator: Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of New South Wales Last reviewed: 09/10/2018

Review: Peak representative body and voice advocating and championing for quality Indigenous health in NSW. The network ensures Aboriginal people lead the agenda for better policies, programs, ethics, services and practices. Resources, including kits to help with tobacco cessation or healthy living, are available free and online to help local services deliver culturally sensitive care. 

Tags: Advocacy, Associations, Campaigns, Harm reduction, Indigenous, Infectious diseases, Peak bodies, Professional development, Referrals, Research, Resources, Rural and remote, Tobacco

7. Aboriginal Sobriety Group

Australia, SA Creator: Aboriginal Sobriety Group Last reviewed: 27/04/2018

Review: A community-based organisation that provides crisis intervention, assessment, stabilisation, rehabilitation and outreach for Aboriginal people with alcohol, comorbidity or other drug challenges. Provides a residential non-medical rehab centre for men, mobile assistance patrols and individual and culturally appropriate interventions for men and women. Individuals facing homelessness can access a gateway and early intervention program. Both self-referral and interagency referral options are offered. 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: Assessment, Counselling, Early intervention, Homeless, Indigenous, Outreach, Rehab, Residential treatment

8. Addiction Counselling Services

Australia, SA Creator: Addiction Counselling Services Last reviewed: 24/06/2018

Review: A private rehab program specialising in addiction and offering residential, day, outpatient and aftercare options following a 5-stage treatment for individuals with additional support for their families. Medically supervised withdrawal, assessment, individual and group programs are available to meet specific comorbidity issues. 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, Assessment, Comorbidity, Counselling, Families, Mental health, Rehab, Residential treatment, Withdrawal

9. Addiction Services - The Salvation Army

Australia, National services Creator: The Salvation Army Last reviewed: 20/04/2018

Review: Overview of an extensive range of abstinence-based recovery, withdrawal management, long-term residential treatment and non-residential community-based support programs offered nationally. Make an online enquiry or referral. Good search tool to find a service. NOTE: This is a review of the provider's website and the information on it, not a review of the qualiy of the services.

Tags: Addiction, Alcohol, Communities, Comorbidity, Detox, Homeless, Information, Rehab, Residential treatment, Withdrawal

10. Adele

Australia, NSW Creator: Adele Last reviewed: 19/11/2018

Review: A comprehensive residential treatment, alternative treatment and recovery program for men with substance use issues who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The program is an integrated residential rehabilitation program, that has a focus on building important life skills, including employment training. Multiple locations available - Coffs Harbor, Werrington and Bucca, though the program is delivered in 3 stages. Coffs Harbour is stage 1 only, Bucca is stage 2 only and Werrington offers stage 1, 2 and 3. 

Tags: Alternative treatments, Consumers, Residential treatment