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Other (SA Health funded) drug and alcohol services and locations

SA Health contracts other non-government agencies to provide a range of drug and alcohol services through the Specialist Drug and Alcohol Assessment and Treatment Services program. 

Services provided:

  • Outpatient Counselling
  • Non-Residential Rehabilitation
  • Residential Rehabilitation
  • Mobile Assistance Patrols
  • Sobering Up
  • Integrated Youth Substance Misuse Specialist Service

In addition to the above, Family Drug Support provides a counselling service to assist families dealing with drug and alcohol issues.

Metropolitan

Outpatient Counselling

Uniting Communities

Individual counselling support services for clients and/or close family and friends of clients who have substance misuse issues.

Locations include:

  • Smithfield
  • Christies Beach  
  • Adelaide CBD.

Operates during normal business hours (excluding South Australian public holidays).

For further information call (08) 8202 5690

Non-residential rehabilitation

Uniting Communities

Intensive treatment program for people 21 years and over, to address substance misuse issues. Integrates a range of services and therapeutic activities:

  • counselling
  • social and community living skills
  • group work
  • employment, education and living skills training.

Location: Smithfield

Operates during normal business hours (excluding South Australian public holidays).

For further information call (08) 8202 5690

Sobering up services

The Salvation Army (SA) Property Trust

Provides a safe environment where intoxicated persons receive care and may sober up until the effects of the substance consumed has subsided.

Location: Adelaide CBD (Whitmore Square)

Open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

For further information call (08) 8212 2855

Integrated youth specialist substance misuse service

Centacare

Centacare provides a sobering up service, residential rehabilitation and outpatient counselling.

Centracare also provides an integrated youth substance misuse specialist service for young people aged 12-24 years. This includes:

  • counselling
  • individual and group work
  • information and support for family members.

Location: Stepney (where appropriate outreach services or transfer of country clients to metropolitan services). 

Operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

For further information call (08) 8210 8785   

Residential rehabilitation

Uniting Communities

Community based residential drug and alcohol program for people 21 years and over to address substance misuse issues. This includes:

  • counselling
  • social and community living skills
  • group work
  • relapse prevention
  • employment, education and living skills training
  • entry into non drug using community groups and activities of interest.

Locations include:

  • Brompton
  • Christies Beach
  • Smithfield
  • Whyalla
  • Mt Gambier
  • Berri.

Operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

For further information call (08) 8202 5690

The Salvation Army (SA) Property Trust

Community based residential drug and alcohol program for people 18 years and over to address substance misuse issues. This includes:

  • counselling
  • social and community living skills
  • group work
  • relapse prevention
  • employment, education and living skills training
  • entry into non drug using community groups and activities of interest.

Location: Adelaide CBD

Operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

For further information call (08) 8212 1215

Family Drug Support Program

Family Drug Support

Operation of a telephone support service where messages can be left 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Evening groups provided fortnightly in four Adelaide metropolitan locations and two regional locations. Training sessions and group meetings during the week and on weekends as required. This includes:

  • crisis support
  • counselling for families and friends of drug users
  • gateway for participation in group meetings

Locations include:

  • Brompton
  • Leabrook
  • Hallett Cove  
  • Barossa Valley
  • Elizabeth. 

Operates Monday – Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm (excluding South Australian public holidays). 

For further information call 1300 368 186

 

Regional

Outpatient counselling

Life Without Barriers

Individual counselling support service for clients and/or close family and friends of clients who have substance misuse issues. Operates during normal business hours (excluding South Australian public holidays).

For further information call (08) 8307 2800 or alternatively email: aod.counsellor@lwb.org.au. 

  • Mount Gambier 
  • Ceduna 
  • Riverland 
  • Port Augusta 
  • Whyalla 
  • South East Region (Naracoorte, Millicent, Keith/Bordertown)
  • Mount Barker (outreach Murray Bridge)

Umoona Tjutagku Health Service Aboriginal Corporation

Individual counselling support service for clients and/or close family and friends of clients who have substance misuse issues.

Location: Coober Pedy

Operates during normal business hours (excluding South Australian public holidays).

For further information call (08) 8672 5255

Sobering Up Services

Corporation of the City of Port Augusta

Provides a safe environment where intoxicated persons receive care and may sober up until the effects of the substance consumed has subsided. 

Sobering-Up Unit open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

Location: Port Augusta

For further information call (08) 8641 9171

Ceduna Koonibba Aboriginal Health Service Aboriginal Corporation

Provides a safe environment where intoxicated persons receive care and may sober up until the effects of the substance consumed has subsided.

Location: Ceduna

Open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

For further information call (08) 8626 2500

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