Alcohol, Drugs & Other Dependencies
The Salvation Army – The Sunrise Centre
The Sunrise Centre Addiction Services
Addiction is a persuasive social reality throughout Australian society. Some people become addicted to substances after they use them to relieve pain from a medical or psychological issue (self-medication). Substance abuse can also occur as a result of experimentation or choice. We provide many services here in the Northern Territory to help people gain independence away from substance abuse.
Drug and Alcohol Services
The Sunrise Centre Drug and Alcohol program has 22 Rooms and 3 withdrawal beds that are supported by Withdrawal Services from Royal Darwin Hospital. The program is available to men and women over 18 who wish to address their substance misuse. Our centre offers a shared housing facility. All residents have their own bedroom with ensuite.
Program class content:
- Harm minimisation
- 12 steps
- Anger Management
- Stress Management
- Positive Lifestyles
- Art Therapy
- Communication Skills
- Spiritual Awareness
- Life Skills
- Relapse Prevention
- Full time on-site Psychologist
Drug and Alcohol services is able to provide aftercare in the form of support and readmission to the residential or day program on a voluntary basis.
We also offer a six week support program to help clients reintegrate into the community, and can offer assistance to secure accommodation.
Wurli-Wurlinjang Health Service – Community Services
Wurli-Wurlinjang Health Service’s aim is to relieve poverty, sickness, destitution, distress, suffering, misfortune and helplessness of the Aboriginal people of the Katherine Region.
YWCA Australia – Women of Worth Program
After being involved in the justice system, women may need support to positively integrate and re-engage with the community. The Women of Worth program works with these women, helping to make any lifestyle changes and reduce the risk of re-offending.
The program works alongside these women, and provides:
- Pre and post-release support
- Support to develop employable skills
- Social and emotional wellbeing programs
- Monthly outreach groups
- Support reconnecting with children and families
- Crisis accommodation
- Domestic violence support
- Education and employment pathways