Alcohol, Drugs & Other Dependencies
Alcohol & Other Drug Services Central Australia (ADSCA)
ADSCA provides non-residential alcohol & drug treatment, counselling & case management, centre & home-based detoxification services and community development. Nationally accredited training courses are also available.
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences in order to help them solve their common problems and assist recovery from alcoholism. Information is provided for callers about their nearest local meeting.
Anglicare NT – headspace Katherine (Primary)
headspace Katherine is a free and confidential service that can help young people aged 12 to 25 with their mental health and wellbeing. headspace Darwin provides assistance in four key areas: Mental Health,Physical and Sexual Health,Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) and Vocational Support. Regular outreach visits occur in specific remote communities within the region. Clinical services are provided by registered allied health practitioners,which include private providers who deliver services under Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS) and Access to Allied Psychological Services (ATAPS).
Anglicare NT – Problem Gambling Financial Counselling
Problem Gambing Financial Counselling is a free,voluntary and confidential service for people with an establihsed or emerging gambling problem. We sort out presenting financial issues and debts,negotiate agreements with gambling venues,help people access therapuetic supports and plan for their future. Impacted family members can also be assisted to protect family assetts.
Barkly Region Alcohol & Drug Abuse Advisory Group (BRADAAG)
Barkly Region Alcohol and Drug Abuse Advisory Group (BRADAAG) -AC was established in August 1984. We are a non-profit Community-Based agency incorporated under the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC), funded from a combination of Territory and Commonwealth Government funded programs.
BRADAAG is the only provider of AOD services for the Barkly Region, and covers an area of approximately 320,000 square kilometres. The Tennant Creek and the Barkly region is home to nine Aboriginal groups including the Warumungu, Walpiri, Kaytetye and Alyawarra people.
The level of isolation of this remote area service creates challenges in the provision of comprehensive health care. BRADAAG has responded to these challenges by establishing a range of programs that provide a continuum of care for Alcohol and other Drug Clients, so they can receive the necessary, appropriate and on-going support to address their needs within their local area.
Alcohol & Other Drug Residential Treatment Centre
Provides accommodation and treatment in a residential setting for a minimum of eight weeks for singles and families with alcohol or other drug problems.
Outreach & After Care
Provides a case-managed outreach and after-care service for those with alcohol or other drug problems.
Accommodation in Transitional Aftercare Units for 13 weeks where clients receive support from BRADAAG Outreach & Aftercare team.
Referral to appropriate services is provided for brief intervention and coordination of facilities & services including education & training programs.
An overnight accommodation shelter is available for those who need a safe place to sober up following drug or alcohol misuse.
Clients who attend the Sobering-Up Shelter have their clothes washed, Breakfast is provided before clients leave the shelter.
CAAPS Aboriginal Corporation
CAAPS is a community controlled Aboriginal Corporation that supports people and families through services that reflect our values of caring, openness, respect and empowerment.
CAAPS Aboriginal Corporation delivers a range of important community services to people and their families in the Northern Territory.
Youth Substance Assessment and Treatment Services.
Therapeutic programs are delivered within two modalities and include an individual Intensive Assessment Program (IAP) that includes comprehensive psychological assessment, case planning, education and recreation programs for young people aged between 12 and 25 years, who are supported with 24 hour care throughout their short stay. Length of stay is determined by the needs of each participant. Some young people may progress on to the Substance Treatment Program (STP) for a longer period in a residential setting that is also tailored to the individual needs of each young person and delivered through qualified clinical staff, key workers, program facilitator and an educator delivering literacy and numeracy programs. CAAPS offers , health screening, counselling, vocational support, and life skills development such as caring for self. There is an option for young people to enter either program with a family member or support person. Self referrals are welcome.
Healthy Families Residential Rehabilitation Program
A twelve-week residential treatment program providing services to primarily Aboriginal people and their families who are suffering the impact of alcohol or other drug use. Supported accommodation is provided in Dolly Garinyi Hostel for clients undertaking the treatment program. Families and individuals are offered counselling, initial health screening, life skills development such as caring for self, cooking and nutrition, budgeting and tenancy support. The Children’s program supports parenting skills development and school readiness for youngsters up to pre-school age. School age children attend local schools during their stay. The program helps children and young people deal with their feelings about having family members who misuse substances and learn skills to assist in keeping themselves safe. Self referrals are welcome.
‘Strong Steps’ – Coolalinga (drop-in AOD counselling service)
A fee free service based in Darwin’s rural area offering counselling and information to individuals and families experiencing issues with alcohol and other drugs. Culturally diverse and experienced staff are able to provide information to anyone affected by methamphetamine. You can drop in or make an appointment to see us in a child friendly, comfortable and confidential environment at shop 3/465 Stuart Highway Coolalinga, NT. We also offer phone counselling on 08 89 833 413. Email [email protected]
CatholicCare NT – Alcohol and other Drugs Counselling
Our AOD program provides counselling and group work for people affected by alcohol and drugs misuse. We provide counselling, group work, family work and community education. We help to understand the impact that AOD has on their lives and their family’s lives. We help clients to come up with strategies to reduce the negative affects of their AOD misuse.
CatholicCare NT – DAISY Program
The DAISY program works with youth and their families to address the impact of alcohol and other drugs in their lives. We help young people to reduce harm related behaviours from alcohol and other drugs misuse.
The program is aimed at young people aged between 12 and 19 years old who use, or are affected by, alcohol and other drugs. We help them change their behaviours and understand the impact that alcohol and other drugs misuse has on their life.