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Alcohol and Other Drugs

Demand continues to increase for evidence-based alcohol and other drug treatment services in regional areas across Australia.

In our region, we are working with service providers to improve access to treatment and coordination of care for people experiencing problematic alcohol and other drug use.

Services We Fund

To improve access for alcohol and other drug support, we fund the services below:

PFAS

Residential Services

Residential services provide live-in support, including culturally appropriate support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. Accessing this treatment facility is available for anyone living in the Darling Downs and West Moreton region.

Our funded provider is:

  • Sunrise Way – based in Toowoomba and servicing the whole of Darling Downs and West Moreton

Find referral information here

Non Residential

Non-Residential Services

Alcohol and other drug treatment services funded by our PHN provide a variety of evidence-based interventions, including early and brief intervention, counselling, post treatment support and relapse prevention, case management and family support.

Our funded providers are:

Find referral information here

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Culturally Appropriate Services

We fund holistic, culturally appropriate, alcohol and other drug support services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in Toowoomba, Warwick, Dalby and Kingaroy. These services provide, withdrawal management support, counselling, rehabilitation and relapse prevention support, and care coordination.

Our funded providers are:

Find referral information here

Making a Difference

Learn more about how one of our Alcohol and Other Drug providers, Sunrise Way, is making a difference.

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Helpful Links and Resources

We've compiled a list of helpful links and resources for you to access.

For Community

For Health Professionals

For Indigenous Health

Australian Standard Drink Guidelines

Our PHN has compiled a quick guide about the Australian Standard Drink Guidelines for GPs to use with their patients about the safe consumption of alcohol.

Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS)

ADIS is a free, 24/7, counselling, information and referral service for anyone with concerns about alcohol or other drug use. This is an anonymous and confidential service.

Family Drug Support Australia

Family Drug Support Australia supports families to deal with alcohol and other drug issues in a way that strengthens relationships and achieves positive outcomes.

Queensland Network of Alcohol and Other Drug Agencies (QNADA)

QNADA represents the views of the non-government alcohol and other drug sector in Queensland.

Positive Choices

Online portal that recognises cultural diversity and provides access to interactive evidence-based drug education resources for school communities.

Cracks in the Ice

Online toolkit providing trusted, evidence-based, and up-to-date resources about crystal methamphetamine (ice).

Just Ask Us

Assists tertiary students to find information and seek help for a mental health or alcohol and other drug problems.

Alcohol and Drug Clinical Advisory Service (ADCAS)

ADCAS is a free telephone support service for health professionals who provide clinical advice for the management of patients with alcohol and other drug concerns.

Dovetail

Dovetail provides clinical advice and professional support to services and communities who engage with young people affected by alcohol and other drug use.

Insight

Insight is a leading provider of alcohol and other drug training, education, information and other workforce development services.

Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre

Find alcohol and other drug resources that provide evidence-based support to those working to reduce harm in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Queensland Indigenous Substance Misuse Council (QISMC)

QISMC member services provide a range of culturally safe treatment programs to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders with addiction substance use and other addictions.

Get Support

For more information, please contact:

Belinda May
Senior Program Officer
Phone:
07 4615 0953
Email:
belinda@ddwmphn.com.au

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