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121. 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

122. Drug and alcohol - Centre for Adolescent Health - The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne

Australia, VIC Creator: The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne Last reviewed: 13/04/2018

Review: The Centre actively engages in targeted and longitudinal research related to adolescent health, mental health and the use or misuse of alcohol, tobacco, cannabis and other drugs by young people. Internationally significant work has been done related to the better understanding of protective and risk factors, prevention, assessment and early intervention and, where needed, appropriate medical intervention that acknowledges the special needs of young patients.  Access to overviews of current research projects and abstracts of published research. An excellent site for professionals and intending tertiary students with an interest in youth health.

Tags: Addiction, Alcohol, Assessment, Cannabis, Children, Clinical guidelines, Early intervention, Education, Harm reduction, Health promotion, Medical, Mental health, Prevention, Research, Tobacco, Youth

123. Drug and alcohol - Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District - NSW Government

Australia, NSW Creator: NSW Government - Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District Last reviewed: 10/04/2018

Review: Counselling for adults and young people, information on drugs and alcohol, support for partners, family or friends, treatment programs, help with withdrawal from drugs or alcohol, peer support programs, safe injecting initiatives for people who use drugs, and education workshops for community or services. Treatment options include pharmacotherapy, outpatient services, pregnancy support and Indigenous programs. Based in the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District. A helpline is available and a service directory provides links to the multiple locations.

Tags: Addiction, Assessment, Carers, Consumers, Counselling, Diversion, Families, Harm reduction, Helpline, Indigenous, People who use drugs, Pharmacotherapy, Pregnancy, Rehab, Service directories, Withdrawal

124. Drug and alcohol - Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District

Australia, NSW Creator: NSW Government, Last reviewed: 20/02/2017

Review: Provides a range of alcohol and other drug services including an inpatient withdrawal unit, a comprehensive opioid treatment program, a drugs in pregnancy program, smoking cessation, youth, forensic, counselling and psychology services for individuals with alcohol, other drugs and comorbidity issues. Health promotion programs and aboriginal liaison are also available located in the Nepean Blue Mountains district.

Tags: Addiction, Comorbidity, Counselling, Detox, Early intervention, Health promotion, Heroin, Indigenous, Law Enforcement, Mental health, Pharmacotherapy, Pregnancy, Prevention, Rehab, Service directories, Youth

125. Drug and alcohol abuse - Healthscope Hospitals

Australia, National services Creator: Healthscope Hospitals Last reviewed: 28/04/2018

Review: A service directory of hospitals throughout Australia offering a broad range of inpatient programs, day programs, medical support, outreach services and aftercare for patients requiring mental health support. Best suited to consumers covered by private health insurance. 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: Comorbidity, Counselling, Medical, Service directories

126. Drug and alcohol counselling and support - Taskforce Community Agency

Australia, VIC Creator: Taskforce Community Agency Last reviewed: 27/04/2018

Review: Provides a comprehensive range of alcohol and other drug rehab and counselling services for people who use drugs and their carers or families. Access to targetted forensic, comorbidity, mothers' pharmacotherapy, drink-drive, youth outreach programs and GP medical support. 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, Comorbidity, Counselling, Criminal, Drivers, Drug courts, Families, Harm reduction, Medical, Outreach, Peer support, People who use drugs, Pharmacotherapy, Pregnancy, Rehab, Youth

127. Drug and alcohol program - Co.As.It

Australia, NSW Creator: Co.As.It Last reviewed: 27/07/2018

Review: Support for families and service providers for counselling, casework, group work, referral and educative seminars to support people from an Italian background with alcohol, drug and other health-related issues. New South Wales based.

Tags: Carers, Consumers, Counselling, Education, Families, Multicultural, Peer support, Referrals, Rehab

128. Drug and alcohol services - Centacare Catholic Family Services

Australia, SA Creator: Centacare Catholic Family Services Last reviewed: 28/04/2018

Review: Prevention, detox, brief intervention, treatment and outreach programs for people who use drugs and their families suffering adverse effects from the use of alcohol and/or other substances. Support and counselling is also available for people with addiciton, comorbidity, homeless or infectious diseases issues. Specialist services available for indigenous or multicultural clients. 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, Brief intervention, Comorbidity, Counselling, Detox, Families, Homeless, Indigenous, Infectious diseases, Mental health, Multicultural, Outreach, Peer support, People who use drugs, Youth

129. Drug and alcohol services - Mid North Coast Local Health District

Australia, NSW Creator: NSW Government, NSW Health Last reviewed: 13/04/2018

Review: Provides a comprehensive range of alcohol and other drug services including withdrawal management, counselling, heroin treatment programs, court diversion programs, specialist medical consultation, hospital consultations, early interventions, a cannabis clinic, community engagement activities, education. and legal support.  Links to NSW-based government funded helplines for information and emergency advice. Telephone referral 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: Assessment, Cannabis, Comorbidity, Counselling, Detox, Diversion, Early intervention, Education, Government, Helpline, Heroin, Pharmacotherapy, Referrals, Rehab, Residential treatment, Rural and remote, Telephone, Withdrawal

130. Drug and alcohol services - Northern NSW Local Health District

Australia, NSW Creator: NSW Government, Ministry of Health Last reviewed: 15/04/2018

Review: The government supported drug and alcohol services available in the northern NSW area include detox, counselling, early intervention, hospital consultation, heroin treatment services, medical support & treatment, pharmacotherapy options, community development, education and training, and diversion initiatives for drug offenders who are in the court system. Information and initial referrals can be made via a telephone call. 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, Detox, Diversion, Drug courts, Early intervention, Education, Harm reduction, Health promotion, Heroin, Medical, Pharmacotherapy, Rehab, Residential treatment, Telephone, Training