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!

  • talk to someone you trust including your doctor
  • download a free self-help app such as Hello Sunday Morning
  • call a free telephone coaching service such as Get Healthy NSW on 1300 806 258
  • find drug and alcohol services in your local area.

You can find information about local drug and alcohol services in South Eastern NSW below.

Older people drinking beer 1047006480Shoalhaven 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.

Phone (02) 4422 4604 or click here for more information.

 

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Directions Health provides confidential 'Pathways to Recovery' for people with methamphetamine and other drug issues in Goulburn, the Eurobodalla and Snowy Monaro regions. Click here for more information about these programs or see the contact details below. 

Goulburn: phone (02) 4855 0559 or email pathways.goulburn@directionshealth.com

Eurobodalla: phone (02) 4474 2594 or email: pathways.eurobodalla@directionshealth.com

Snowy Monaro: phone (02) 6453 4433 or email: pathways.monaro@directionshealth.com

Click here for more information about these programs.

 

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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. Phone (02) 6492 0011 or click here for more information.

 

 

 

Older Aboriginal woman 1030629794 v2Drug and Alcohol Brokerage Program

Waminda provides the Drug and Alcohol Brokerage program for Aboriginal women and their families affected by substance misuse in the Illawarra Shoalhaven and Far South Coast regions.

Phone (02) 4421 7400 or click here for more information.

 

 

 

 

 Aboriginal young people 508257882Linked 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. 

Phone Tara on 0408 916 756 or click here for more information.

 

 

Middle aged women having lunch and drinks 542950100 v2Other support services: 

DrinkWise - information for parents and teens about healthy drinking habits

Alcohol and Drug Foundation: DrugInfo - free, confidential advice for people seeking help for their own or another person’s alcohol or drug use

ReachOut - fact sheets about alcohol addiction, drinking responsibly and mental health

Remember to call 000 in an emergency or visit your nearest Emergency Department for a serious illness or injury.

For more information on COORDINARE's commissioned programs in the area of drug and alcohol, click here.