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Alcohol and other drugs treatment

Alcohol and other drugs treatment

Treatment and harm reduction services

If you’re experiencing problematic alcohol and other drug use, specialist treatment and support options vary depending on your goals, location, finances and service availability.
This service provides 24/7 confidential information, referral and counselling for alcohol and drug issues.
Community treatment clinics (Queensland Health)

Access local services via Chermside ADIS.

  • Assessment, referral, liaison, counselling, education and information
  • Opioid treatment
  • Non-residential
Biala Brisbane
  • Acute treatment services for AOD concerns
  • Counselling (by phone)
  • Needle and Syringe Program (NSP)
  • Non-residential
Hospital Alcohol and Drug Service (HADS)

The acute inpatient detoxification service is located at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH). Patients are assessed for admission to inpatient detoxification via the Department of Emergency Medicine at RBWH.

  • Requires an assessment (GP, community AODS team or nongovernment
    agency) before referral and appointment.

  • Inpatient withdrawal or stabilisation
Brisbane Youth Service, Fortitude Valley

Specialised drug and alcohol support, counselling, rehabilitation and case management for young people (aged 12–25 years).

  • Relapse prevention support
  • Mental health services
  • Assistance with housing and accommodation
  • Medical clinic
  • Needle and Syringe Program (NSP)
  • Self or professional referral (GP or other health provider)
Institute for Urban Indigenous Health—Caboolture, Morayfield, Strathpine, Deception Bay and Northgate

An integrated social health model addressing primary mental health, alcohol and other drug treatment and suicide prevention services.

  • For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of all ages
  • Self or professional referral (GP or other health provider)
Lives Lived Well—Caboolture, Morayfield, Redcliffe and Strathpine

Treatment services for people aged 12 or older with co-occurring alcohol and other drug and mental health issues.

  • Group programs (community-based, non-residential and day treatment)
  • Counselling
  • Self or professional referral (GP or other health provider)
QuIHN, Bowen Hills

A not-for-profit and non-government health service providing health services to illicit drug users throughout Queensland.

  • Medical services
  • Needle syringe program
  • Counselling
  • Support services
  • Life skills programs
  • Bulk-billed GP Clinic (by appointment only)
Springboard, Spring Hill

A day treatment program is for people aged 18 years and over with co-occurring alcohol and other drug and mental health issues.

  • Mindfulness skills, awareness of personal values and relapse prevention strategies
  • Develop healthy routines and habits

Click here for the latest Springboard referral form.

Damascus Health Clinic, Spring Hill
  • Detoxification and therapeutic treatment
  • Eligibility - alcohol and/or prescribed and over-the-counter drug problems
  • Private hospital setting: fee for services, private health insurance necessary’
Needle syringe program locations

A map of programs around Brisbane and inner-suburban areas.

Hello Sunday Morning Daybreak program

A phone app supporting people to change their relationship with alcohol.

  • 16-week program
  • One-on-one chats with health coaches
Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders’ Corporation for Alcohol and Drug Dependence Services (QAIAS)

The Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders’ Corporation for Alcohol & Drug Dependence Service (also known as the Jessie Budby Healing Centre) offers alcohol and drug education, rehabilitation and counselling. The centre is primarily for Aboriginal clients but will accept others.

The centre is located in New Farm, Queensland, and provides a secure place to stay with an environment that is culturally appropriate and supportive of efforts at rehabilitation. Website link through QNADA.

Open Doors Youth Service

Offers psychosocial interventions and support in the community to LGBTIQ+ young people aged 12 to 24 who experience problematic alcohol and other drug use, or who are impacted by the drug use of others.

    My Mental Health

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