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31. 55 Central - Crossroads Project

Australia, WA Creator: 55 Central Last reviewed: 14/04/2018

Review: An innovative problem tackling homelessness (or risk of homelessness) and intertwined issues of alcohol and drug dependency, mental health, comorbidity and other related harms through assertive outreach and community development initiatives. Helps clients improve their health and wellbeing and to develop skills to reduce anti-social behaviours. Action research is being conducted on this project aiming to optimise future policies, systems and service models by providing support for consumers tackling problematic alcohol and other drug use.  

Tags: Abuse & violence, Alcohol, Communities, Comorbidity, Consumers, Health promotion, Homeless, Mental health, Outreach, Policy, Rehab, Research

32. Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia (MIFA)

5 out of 5 stars
Australia Creator: Mental Illness Fellowship of Australia (MIFA) Last reviewed: 18/03/2018 Tags: Advocacy, Comorbidity, Consumers, Families, Information, Mental health, News, Peak bodies, Professionals, Resources

38. Self Help Addiction Resource Centre (SHARC)

Australia, VIC Creator: Self Help Addiction Resource Centre (SHARC) Last reviewed: 22/01/2018

Review: Provides recovery opportunities for people who use drugs, families and communities affected by addiction, dependence issues or comorbidity. Programs include residential treatment, supported accommodation, family support, and access to the drug service users' association. The programs require a long-term commitment by consumers to want to their change lifestyle patterns and behaviours to achieve sobriety. People accessing this suite of services include those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Peer support and mentoring are key components of the success of the services.  

Tags: Addiction, Comorbidity, Consumers, Families, Harm reduction, Homeless, Mentoring, Parents, Peer support, People who use drugs, Rehab, Residential treatment, Self-help, Telephone, Youth

40. The SHORE and Whāriki Research Centre - Massey University

5 out of 5 stars
New Zealand Creator: The SHORE and Whāriki Research Centre Last reviewed: 16/01/2018 Tags: Communities, Comorbidity, Indigenous, Policy, Research