Drug and alcohol support

Drug and alcohol concerns can happen to anyone, at any stage of life. These concerns can have a significant impact upon a person's behaviour, physical health, mental health, self-esteem, relationships, home life and work life.

If you or someone you know needs support for your / their drug and alcohol habits, reach out:

You can find information about local drug and alcohol services in South Eastern NSW below. To find out more about the services COORDINARE funds in the area of drug and alcohol, click here.

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SHOALHAVEN BRIDGE PROGRAM

The Shoalhaven Bridge Program provides support and treatment for people with drug and alcohol issues in the Shoalhaven. This service includes:

  • one-on-one and group support sessions
  • service referrals
  • drug and alcohol education sessions.

Call (02) 4422 4604 or click here for more details.

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PATHWAYS PROGRAM SOUTHERN NSW

Directions Health provides confidential 'Pathways to Recovery' for people with methamphetamine and other drug issues in Southern NSW regions.

See contact details below, or click here for more details.

Goulburn: (02) 4855 0559 or email pathways.goulburn@directionshealth.com 
Eurobodalla: (02) 4474 2594 or email pathways.eurobodalla@directionshealth.com 
Snowy Monaro: (02) 6453 4433 or email pathways.monaro@directionshealth.com 
Bega: (02) 6494 8870

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MUDJILALI ABORIGINAL MEN’S GROUP SOUTHERN NSW

The Mudjilali Aboriginal Men’s Group is a support network for Aboriginal men in Eden, Wallaga Lake and Bega with drug and alcohol concerns.

This service provides a holistic approach to social and emotional wellbeing, with a drug and alcohol worker available locally.

Call (02) 6492 0011 or click here for more details.

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DRUG AND ALCOHOL BROKERAGE PROGRAM

Waminda, the South Coast Women's Health & Welfare Aboriginal Corporation, provides a Drug and Alcohol Brokerage program.

This program is for Aboriginal women and their families affected by substance misuse in the Illawarra Shoalhaven and Far South Coast regions.

Call (02) 4421 7400 or click here for more details.

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LINKED PROGRAM YASS

The Linked program in Yass provides support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people under the age of 25 who are impacted by drug or alcohol issues.

This is a drop-in service and a safe space for young people to have a yarn about alcohol, smoking and other drugs, or to just hang out. 

Call Tara on 0408 916 756 or click here for more details.

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OTHER SERVICES AND RESOURCES

DrinkWise: information for parents and teens 
Alcohol and Drug Foundation: DrugInfo - confidential information and referral service
ReachOut: fact sheets about alcohol addiction, drinking responsibly and mental health
Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District: visit the Drug and Alcohol Service or call 1300 652 226.
Illawarra CALD Local Drug Action Team and partners: short films for people from CALD or refugee backgrounds, providing information on where to get help available in Arabic, Burmese, Farsi, Karenni, Kirundi, Mandarin, Swahili and English.

For information on mental health support, click here.

Remember to call 000 in an emergency, or visit your nearest hospital emergency department for a serious illness or injury.