Alcohol & Other Drug Services Central Australia (ADSCA)
Alcohol and other Drug Services Central Australia (ADSCA) is a Northern Territory Government Health Service that provides treatment and support to clients affected by alcohol, tobacco and other drugs in the Alice Springs and Barkly communities.
ADSCA offers a range of tailored community education and professional training to the local alcohol and other drug sector. We aim to be the leading agency in provision of support to non-government alcohol and drug treatment services.
ADSCA is the referring agency to respond to substance misuse under the Volatile Substance Abuse Prevention Act 2006 and operates the Alice Springs Alcohol Assessment Service under the Alcohol Mandatory Treatment Act 2013.
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.
Amity Community Services Inc – Counselling
Amity provides specialised services relating to alcohol, other drugs and gambling. Amity’s counselling service is for people and/or their family and friends.
We understand that people use alcohol, drugs and gambling for a variety of reasons and that these behaviours can have both benefits and harms.
We also understand repeated behaviours may become habits and these habits may in turn become a strategy to cope which is not useful.
From this view, our team aims to understand each person’s unique experience and situation and our qualified counsellors provide non-judgmental, professional and confidential counselling sessions.
Amity Community Services Inc – Gambling Harm Minimisation and Education Program
Amity works in the gambling area focusing on providing projects and services based on evidence to reduce harms relating to gambling. The range of projects and services enables Amity to work with people, families and communities across the Territory.
24hr Gambling Helpline – 1800 858 858
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.
Banyan House – Forster Foundation for Drug Rehabilitation
Provides assessment reports on request for lawyers and the Parole Board in relation to people undertaking the Drug Diversion Program.
Banyan House Rehabilitation Service
Provides accommodation in a residential therapeutic community that offers treatment & rehabilitation services for individuals recovering from alcohol & drug addictions and any co-occurring mental health disorders.
Barkly Region Alcohol & Drug Abuse Advisory Group (BRADAAG)
Barkly Region Alcohol and Drug Abuse Advisory Group (BRADAAG) was established in August 1984. We are a non-profit Community-Based agency incorporated under the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations, 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.
Our services include:
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.
BushMob’s Residential Rehabilitation Alcohol and Other Drug Program is a 16-week program that offers:
- Safe accommodation
- A structured daily program (including fun activities and life skills)
- Recreational activities (including Bush Adventure Therapy, Horse Culture and Healing, camping trips)
- Cultural activities
- Access to health care
- AOD education program
- Case management and counselling
- Therapeutic group work
- Life skills development
- Family visits
- Work readiness
- School engagement
- Art, music, and sport
- Post-exit support