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1. 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

2. Fresh Start Recovery Programme

Australia, WA Creator: Fresh Start Recovery Programme Last reviewed: 08/04/2018

Review: Perth-based supervised medical pharmacotherapy rehabilitation program to detox and treat opiate addiction through naltrexone implants and therapeutic interventions. Programs include support services and resources. Aftercare and peer support are provided for both the consumers and their families. 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, Alternative treatments, Consumers, Counselling, Detox, Families, Homeless, Infectious diseases, Medical, Peer support, Pharmacotherapy, Rehab, Research, Resources

4. Bridges

Australia, NSW Creator: Bridges Inc Last reviewed: 25/01/2018

Review: Provides multiple intervention and referral services for consumers with addiction issues.  Families and peers who are impacted by the use of alcohol or other drugs, comorbidity issues or other related social issues are also provided with options for counselling, group work, peer support, access to information and other assistance. There is a strong ethos to develop community and social health connections to enable people to have multiple avenues of help and support at any one time. Located in Blacktown. Self-referral is available by phoning or completing the online referral form. 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, Communities, Consumers, Counselling, Education, Families, Information, Outreach, Peer support, Referrals

5. 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

6. Drug Abuse - US National Library of Medicine - MedlinePlus

5 out of 5 stars
USA Creator: US National Library of Medicine - MedlinePlus Last reviewed: 23/12/2017 Tags: Consumers, Information, Medical, Online, Professionals

7. What is recovery? - Alcohol Research Group

5 out of 5 stars
USA Creator: Alcohol Research Group Last reviewed: 08/12/2017 Tags: Addiction, Consumers, Rehab, Research, Self-help

8. What are you doing on ice?

5 out of 5 stars
Australia, VIC Creator: Victorian Government, Department of Health, and Penington Institute Last reviewed: 06/12/2017 Tags: Addiction, Amphetamines, Campaigns, Consumers, Families, Harm reduction, Helpline, Ice, Information, People who use drugs, Prevention, Resources, Workplaces, Youth

9. Therapeutic Goods Administration - Department of Health - Australian Government

5 out of 5 stars
Australia Creator: Australian Government - Department of Health - Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) Last reviewed: 12/11/2017 Tags: Cannabis, Consumers, Government, Industry, Information, Law, Medical, Pharmacotherapy, Professionals, Students, Workplaces