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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 are:

  • Outpatient Counselling
  • Non-Residential Rehabilitation
  • Residential Rehabilitation
  • Mobile Assistance Patrols
  • Sobering Up Services
  • An 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

Offers individual counselling support services for clients and/or close family and friends of clients who have substance use issues.

Locations include:

  • Smithfield
  • Christies Beach  
  • Adelaide

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

For further information call (08) 8202 5690

Non-residential rehabilitation

Uniting Communities

An intensive treatment program for people 21 years and over, to address substance use 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 have subsided.

Location: Adelaide (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 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 the metropolitan service can be arranged). 

Operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

For further information call (08) 8210 8785   

Residential rehabilitation

Uniting Communities

A community-based residential alcohol and other drug program for people 21 years and over to address substance use 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

Operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

For further information call (08) 8202 5690

The Salvation Army (SA) Property Trust

A community-based residential drug and alcohol program for people 18 years and over to address substance use 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

Operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

For further information call (08) 8212 1215

Family Drug Support

Family Drug Support

Operation of a telephone support service where messages can be left 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Evening groups fortnightly in four metropolitan 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  
  • Elizabeth

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

For further information call 1300 368 186, or alternatively visit the Family Drug Support Australia website for support group contact details.

Regional

Outpatient counselling

Life Without Barriers

Individual counselling support service for clients and/or close family and friends of clients who have substance use 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 
  • South East Region (Naracoorte, Millicent, Keith/Bordertown)
  • Mount Barker (outreach Murray Bridge)
  • Port Pirie (outreach Peterborough)
  • Whyalla

Umoona Tjutagku Health Service Aboriginal Corporation

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

Residential rehabilitation

Uniting Communities

A community-based residential alcohol and other drug program for people 21 years and over to address substance use 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:

  • Whyalla
  • Mt Gambier
  • Berri

Operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

For further information call (08) 8202 5690

Family Drug Support

Family Drug Support

Operation of a telephone support service where messages can be left 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Evening groups fortnightly in 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:

  • Barossa Valley
  • Renmark
  • Port Augusta

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

For further information call 1300 368 186, or alternatively visit the Family Drug Support Australia website for support group contact details.

PsychMed MATRIX Program Pilot

PsychMed MATRIX Program Pilot — Riverland

The MATRIX program in the Riverland is an intensive 16 week outpatient addiction recovery program facilitated by qualified psychologists and consumers and lived experience.

Clients receive information, assistance in structuring a substance-free lifestyle, and support to achieve and maintain abstinence from drugs and alcohol. The program specifically addresses the issues relevant to clients who are dependent on stimulant drugs, particularly methamphetamine and cocaine, and their families.

For further information call the Berri office (08) 7082 3628 or visit the PsychMed website.


 


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