Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network - Department of Health - NSW Government

Australia, NSW Creator: NSW Government - Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network Available for: Desktop Last reviewed: 28/02/2019

Review: Provides a range of healthcare services, including alcohol and other drug support, to young people and adults who are involved in the justice system including in custody. Alcohol and drug services include withdrawal management and assessment for opioid substitution therapy. Downloadable online brochure explains the available services in multiple languages. Operates a 24 hour mental health hotline for people who are detained or in custody, their carers and relatives, and justice services staff in NSW. Also conducts and publishes patient health surveys.

Tags: Addiction, Assessment, Communities, Counselling, Drug courts, Harm reduction, Indigenous, Justice, Medical, Mental health, Pharmacotherapy, Prisoners, Rehab, Research, Strategy, Women, Youth