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- Canberra Alliance for Harm Minimisation and Advocacy (CAHMA)
Services include: CAHMA provides a peer based user group run by and for past and present illicit/injecting drug users, their families and friends. CAHMA provides advocacy, assistance and education around issues pertinent to the lives of illicit/injecting drug users.
- Canberra Hospital - Alcohol & Drug Services
Services include: Information, advice, referral, intake, assessment and support twenty-four hours a day. Our services include Opioid (Methadone) Treatment Service, Withdrawal Services, Medical Services and Consultation Liaison Services that aim to support and educate clients who are affected by harmful alcohol and drug use.
- City Health Centre - Alcohol & Drug Services
Services include: Diversion Services which aim to divert people apprehended for drug use or drug related offences from the judicial system into the health system. Counselling and Treatment Services (CTS) provide counselling, support, and a range of therapeutic/ educational groups.
- headspace - Queanbeyan
Services include: headspace Queanbeyan is an early intervention service which provides support, information and assistance for young people aged 12 to 25 years who are experiencing mild to moderate emotional or mental health issues and/or a substance use issue. We aim to provide support as early as possible to help build skills and strategies for managing emotional and mental health.
- Karralika Programs Inc - REVERSED Program
Services include: A drug and alcohol awareness course for repeat drink driving offenders and those with mid to high range prescribed content of alcohol.
- Moruya Community Health
Services include: Provides a range of community services.
- Toora Women Inc - Lesley's Place
Services include: AOD treatment and support in a residential setting for up to 3 months for women and women with accompanying children. This includes participation in an 8 week AOD Day Program. Outreach support can be provided pre and post alcohol and other drug withdrawal. Lesley’s place works with women to maintain abstinence within a harm minimization framework.
New Canberra Hospital visiting hours
Visiting hours at Canberra Hospital have changed to 0600 to 2100, except for Mental Health and the Alcohol & Drug Service.
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