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

Australia, ACT Creator: ACT Government Last reviewed: 07/01/2017

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 pharmcotherapy services.

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

3. AOD Services - The Salvation Army Australia Southern Territory

Australia, VIC Creator: The Salvation Army Australia Southern Territory Last reviewed: 30/05/2017

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

4. Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council SA (ADAC)

Australia, SA Creator: Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council SA (ADAC) Last reviewed: 11/01/2018

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 Indigenous persons.

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

5. 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: 22/06/2017

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

6. Aboriginal Sobriety Group

Australia, SA Creator: Aboriginal Sobriety Group Last reviewed: 29/01/2016

Review: A community-based organisation that provides crisis intervention, assessment, stabilisation and rehabilitation for Aboriginal people with alcohol and other drug problems. Provides residential non - medical rehabilitation centre for men, mobile assistance patrols and individual and culturally appropriate interventions for men and women.

Tags: Assessment, Counselling, Indigenous, Outreach, Prohibition, Rehab, Residential treatment, Rural and remote

7. Addiction Counselling Services

Australia, SA Creator: Addiction Counselling Services Last reviewed: 26/01/2016

Review: A private rehab program offering residential, day, outpatient and aftercare options following a 5-stage treatment for individuals and their families. Medically supervised withdrawal, assessment, individual and group programs are available to meet specific comorbidity issues. 

Tags: Addiction, Assessment, Comorbidity, Counselling, Detox, Families, Mental health, Rehab, Residential treatment, Withdrawal

8. Addiction Services - The Salvation Army

Australia, National services Creator: The Salvation Army Last reviewed: 26/01/2016

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. Search for a service capacity.

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

9. Adele

Australia, NSW Creator: Adele Last reviewed: 29/07/2017

Review: A comprehensive residential treatment, alternative treatment and recovery program for people with substance abuse issues. Counselling using cognitive behavioural therapy and 12-step philosophy. All participants have access to regular gym workouts as part of the commitment to ensure the health and fitness of consumers is improved while in treatment. A feature of the programs is the requirement participants commit to saving part of their income or Centrelink in preparation for successful independence at the conclusion of their involvement in the programs. Multiple locations available - Coffs Harbor, Werrington and Randalls.

Tags: Alternative treatments, Consumers, Residential treatment

10. Alcohol & Drug Services - Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Corporation for Health Services

Australia, QLD Creator: Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Corporation for Health Services Last reviewed: 14/06/2016

Review: A holistic primary health care service coordinated by the local indigenous community to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in the rural and remote area of northern Queensland. A broad range of services are provided including a program for young people (12–17 years) who are misusing volatile and other substances, a temporary residential detox facility, assessment and rehab programs, a court-ordered diversion initiative, outreach, counselling, mental health interventions and general primary health care services. 

Tags: Communities, Detox, Diversion, Harm reduction, Indigenous, Inhalants, Outreach, Rehab, Residential treatment, Rural and remote, Youth