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2. European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

5 out of 5 stars
Europe Creator: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) Last reviewed: 17/02/2019 Tags: Addiction, Events, Harm reduction, Law, News, Policy, Professionals, Research, Statistics

5. Amity Community Services

Australia, NT Creator: Amity Community Services Inc Last reviewed: 14/02/2019

Review: Provides a range of alcohol, other drug and mental health counselling and outreach services and resources across the Territory. Develops community strategies to address the issue of substance misuse. People who use drugs can access face-to-face and telephone support plus a range of resource materials.

Tags: Addiction, Communities, Counselling, Drivers, Indigenous, Inhalants, Mental health, Outreach, People who use drugs, Resources, Rural and remote, Telephone

6. WHOS - We Help Ourselves

Australia, NSW Creator: WHOS - We Help Ourselves Last reviewed: 13/02/2019

Review: A range of evidence-based therapeutic programs and projects targeting individuals over 18 years seeking a treatment goal of abstinence, opioid reduction or opioid stabilisation. All options require detox prior to engagement and a commitment to transfer a percentage of Centrelink benefits for the duration of the residential treatment programs. Specific services targeting methadone reduction, women-only, pregnant women and men-only programs, plus HIV, infectious diseases projects and services for co-morbidity issues. Initial contact can be made by the consumer or their 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: Assessment, Comorbidity, Counselling, Detox, Education, Heroin, Infectious diseases, Men, Peer support, Pregnancy, Referrals, Residential treatment, Women

7. QuitCoach - Cancer Council Victoria

Australia, VIC Creator: Cancer Council Victoria Last reviewed: 13/02/2019

Review: Free, evidence-based, online self-help smoking cessation program. Includes a self-assessment tool, a personalised quitting plan, strategies to help resist urges to smoke, and provides information to better understand nicotine addiction and withdrawal. Telephone help is also available by phoning the Quitline. 

Tags: Addiction, Assessment, Consumers, Detox, Helpline, Online, Self-help, Tobacco, Withdrawal

8. Crystal Meth Anonymous Australia

Australia, NSW Creator: Crystal Meth Anonymous Australia Last reviewed: 13/02/2019

Review: Non-government peer support program based on the twelve-step tradition for people experiencing addiction to crystal meth (Ice). Includes outreach initiatives for people who can't attend meetings and information for family members, significant others and health professionals. Access to resources, a blog with stories by individuals who have chosen to change, and details of meeting places and times for peer support meetings in NSW, QLD and New Zealand.

Tags: Abstinence, Addiction, Amphetamines, Consumers, Families, Ice, Outreach, Peer support, Resources

9. Services - Oakdene House Foundation

Australia, NSW Creator: Oakdene House Foundation Last reviewed: 13/02/2019

Review: A 6 week counselling and group-work program including assessment and peer support based on the 12-step philosophy for people with alcohol or gambling addictions. Aims to dispel myths associated with addiction through education and developing life skills. Services are also offered for families and significant others. Multi-lingual services available. Located in Fairfield, NSW.

Tags: 12-step programs, Addiction, Aftercare, Consumers, Families, Multicultural, Peer support, Rehab

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

Australia, VIC Creator: EACH (Eastern Access Community Health) Last reviewed: 13/02/2019

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. 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