Clean Needle Program Site List - by suburb/town
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A confidential telephone counselling, information and referral service for the general public, concerned family and friends, students and health professionals.
For more information about ADIS visit the Alcohol and Drug Information Service page.
More information about alcohol and other drug treatment services for Aboriginal people in metropolitan and country areas is available on the Aboriginal services and programs page.
The Clean Needle Program (CNP) provides sterile needles and syringes, sharps disposal containers and disposal facilities, information, education and referral for people who inject drugs. For more information visit the Clean Needle Program page.
For more information read the DASSA Outpatient Services brochure (PDF 135KB)
Appointments are required. To make an appointment and/or further information
call 1300 13 1340 (South Australian callers only - local call fee) - 8.30 am to 10.00 pm every day.
Appointments are required. To make an appointment and/or seek further information call 1300 13 1340 (South Australian callers only - local call fee) - 8.30 am to 10.00 pm every day.
Services are based in:
Ground floor, Glenside Campus Administration and Learning Services Building
Fullarton Road, Glenside SA 5065
Telephone: (08) 7087 1202
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm
For more information visit the SA Health Library Service page
Drug and Alcohol Services SA offers methadone, buprenorphine and other drug treatment programs as well as outpatient counselling for opioid-dependent clients, assisting them to reduce or abstain from the use of illicit opioids.
Outpatient counselling services are also available for stimulant and other drug problems. The unit also provides referral, liaison and support for private prescribers and community pharmacists and specialist education and training for health professionals working in the alcohol and other drug area.
For more information read the medication assisted treatment for opioid dependence brochure (PDF 55KB)
Telephone: 1300 13 1340 (South Australian callers only - local call fee) - 8.30 am to 10.00 pm every day.
The DASSA Obstetric Unit is a specialist service for substance-using pregnant women and their partners from conception until after the baby’s birth. The service provides assessment, treatment, education, support and advocacy to ensure the safest outcome for mother and baby.
This service is provided at the Women's and Children's Hospital, Lyell McEwin Health Service and Flinders Medical Centre.
Telephone: 1300 13 1340 (8.30 am to 10.00 pm every day).
The Woolshed is a residential therapeutic community for adults aged from 18 years with drug or alcohol related problems. The Woolshed offers a structured program to develop living, work and interpersonal skills through education, counselling, group work and recreational activities. It has associated halfway houses in Adelaide and links with self-help groups. The philosophy and operation of the therapeutic community are aligned with the Australian therapeutic community essential element (PDF 120KB).
The program takes 3 to 6 months; a shorter program may be negotiated for those assessed as having commitments/needs which make the full program unsuitable.
The Woolshed accepts clients committed to living without illicit drug use. This can include those not receiving medication and those clients on medication assisted treatment for opiate dependence (MAT-OD). All MAT-OD clients wishing to enter the Woolshed will need to do so via a DASSA withdrawal unit. For more information about the Woolshed read the services brochure (PDF 1.2MB).
To arrange an assessment call 1300 13 1340 (South Australian callers only - local call fee) - 8.30 am to 10.00 pm every day.
Location: Ashbourne SA 5157
This service provides assessment and inpatient medical detoxification for people withdrawing from alcohol and a range of other drugs. The service is free and confidential. No referral is necessary.
Services are located at Glenside Health Services 226 Fullarton Road, Eastwood, SA 5063
For more information read the Inpatient Withdrawal Services brochure (PDF 165KB) or watch the video below;