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41. Alcohol and other drugs services - Anglicare Tasmania

Australia, TAS Creator: Anglicare Tasmania Last reviewed: 01/03/2018

Review: Provides a range of services for people who use drugs, their families, and the children who are affected by their parents' alcohol or other drug use. Includes treatment, early intervention programs, referrals, counselling, rehab, residential treatment, and care and coordination for clients with complex and multiple issues. Housing support is available for those who are risking being homeless while working towards a healthier lifestyle. Access to a research library focused on policy advocacy and social change. 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: Advocacy, Children, Consumers, Counselling, Early intervention, Education, Families, Homeless, Infectious diseases, Information, Libraries, Parents, People who use drugs, Policy, Referrals, Rehab, Residential treatment, Safe injecting, Youth

42. Alcohol treatment - Discipline of Addiction Medicine - The University of Sydney

Australia, NSW Creator: The University of Sydney Last reviewed: 30/12/2015

Review: A team conducting clinical research trials on different alcohol treatment methods particularly pharmacotherapy options. The research explores diagnosis, investigation, prevention and treatment aspects of addiction medicine and is intended to decrease harms to individuals and society, and to assist consumers with an alcohol addiction.

Tags: Addiction, Alcohol, Clinical guidelines, Consumers, Pharmacotherapy, Prevention, Professionals, Rehab, Research

43. 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

44. Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council of Tasmania (ATDC)

Australia, TAS Creator: Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council of Tasmania (ATDC) Last reviewed: 01/03/2018

Review: Tasmanian peak body representing the interests of community sector organisations that provide services including health promotion, treatment, research, and education to people with substance misuse issues. Provides advocacy for systemic support and funding for the delivery of evidence-based alcohol, tobacco and other drug initiatives including professional, workforce and policy development. The organisation is currently funded through the Commonwealth Department of Health to support services across Tasmania to build capacity and identify and treat mental illness and substance misuse dual diagnoses. 

Tags: Comorbidity, Consumers, Education, Events, Information, News, Peak bodies, Policy, Professional development, Professionals, Research, Service directories, Training, Workplaces

45. Alcohol, drugs & other dependencies - Mission Australia

Australia, National services Creator: Mission Australia Last reviewed: 14/05/2017

Review: National portal and service directories for addiction, dependence, mental health and comorbidity services throughout Australia. Use the search tool to identify services or contacts in your preferred region or area. Services include assessment, referrals, counselling, detox, withdrawal and information. Additional support is available for young people and those who are at-risk of homelessness. The site has an interesting news and blog section which is updated regularly with topics of current concern or issue.

Tags: Addiction, Assessment, Comorbidity, Counselling, Detox, Homeless, Mental health, News, Referrals, Service directories, Withdrawal, Youth

46. Alcohol, tobacco and drugs services - Leichhardt Women’s Community Health Centre

Australia, NSW Creator: Leichhardt Women’s Community Health Centre Last reviewed: 18/12/2017

Review: Provides a range of prevention, intervention and education services for women nee dinghelp with alcohol, tobacco or other drug use in inner city. Services include counselling and referrals to health services and alternative treatments. Peer-support groups promote healthy lifestyles and healthy relationships with health promotion education and community development activities. The Centre's services adopt a 'social model of health' foundation. While the Centre recognises addiction is often embedded in complex social and psychological issues for women, services do not extend to supporting women with severe psychosis. 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: Alcohol, Communities, Comorbidity, Counselling, Health promotion, Peer support, Prevention, Referrals, Tobacco, Women

47. Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs - EACH (Eastern Access Community Health)

Australia, VIC Creator: EACH (Eastern Access Community Health) Last reviewed: 03/01/2018

Review: Counselling and brief intervention care for people who use drugs, alcohol or tobacco and are looking to change their lifestyle. Services include counselling, assessment, comorbidity and mental health screening, education, withdrawal, relapse prevention and a quit smoking clinic. Online email or phone referral options available. Services are free. 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: Alcohol, Assessment, Comorbidity, Counselling, Early intervention, Harm reduction, Mental health, People who use drugs, Prevention, Referrals, Tobacco

48. Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs - Gateway Health

Australia, VIC Creator: Gateway Health Last reviewed: 17/11/2016

Review: Alcohol and other drug counselling, drug withdrawal, outreach and pharmacotherapy interventions for people of any age who live, work, study or spend the majority of their time in the rural Hume region in Victoria. All services are free and confidential. Additionally, the centre coordinates a local safe injecting service. Referrals to community support services, group counselling, or a psychiatric consultation are available when needed or required.  

Tags: Alcohol, Counselling, Diversion, Harm reduction, Infectious diseases, Outreach, Pharmacotherapy, Referrals, Rehab, Rural and remote, Safe injecting, Tobacco, Withdrawal

49. Alcoholics Anonymous Australia

Australia, National services Creator: Alcoholics Anonymous Australia Last reviewed: 30/07/2018

Review: Offers an introduction to Alcoholics Anonymous' philosophy and services for new members, health professionals and media. National directory of meetings. Links to state-based telephone support. Encourages self-help through peer support.

Tags: Alcohol, Consumers, Online, Peer support, Professionals, Rehab, Resources, Self-help

50. Alcoholics Anonymous Canberra and Region

Australia, ACT Creator: Alcoholics Anonymous Canberra and Region Last reviewed: 11/07/2018

Review: Overview of Alcoholics Anonymous and the 12-step philosophy – its long established peer support and self-help models. Access to local meetings roster in the ACT area and other resources.

Tags: AA, Addiction, Alcohol, Alcoholics Anonymous, Consumers, Peer support, Rehab, Resources, Self-help