Brisbane South PHN commissions the following services to provide alcohol and other drugs treatment services in response to the needs of our region.
Programs delivered by LLW specialise in supporting people who have recently accessed withdrawal management (detox) services or residential rehabilitation, and/or are involved with the justice system.
The Community and Family Support Service delivered by Drug ARM is a twelve-week counselling program for people who want help to address issues related to their own, or another person’s, alcohol or other drug use.
A specialised extended postnatal care service delivered by Mater for up to 6 months postpartum for women who have given birth at Mater Mothers’ Hospital and have substance-use issues or require low-intensity mental health intervention. This service is delivered in the home or via phone/telehealth/face-to-face.
Programs delivered by QuIHN specialise in supporting people who have recently accessed withdrawal management (detox) services or residential rehabilitation, and people who are involved with the justice system.
Assisting Mothers to End the Need for Drugs is a voluntary relapse prevention and parenting enhancement program. Offering 18 sessions of specialised, confidential counselling to pregnant and parenting women. Supporting those women who experience problems related to alcohol and other drugs and co-existing mental health problems. Counselling and support is available free of charge to women and their families who live within the greater Brisbane region.
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Alcohol and Drug Clinical Advisory Service (ADCAS)
ADCAS is a specialist telephone support service for health professionals (only) in Queensland.
Clinical advice regarding the management of patients with alcohol and other drug concerns. It may include advice relating to:
Opioid pharmacotherapy and other prescribing enquiries
Management of withdrawal symptoms, intoxication, and toxicity
Management of complications associated with alcohol and drug use
Drug interaction information
Initial enquiries are taken by alcohol and drug counsellors who can provide alcohol and drug information, relevant local agency information, and referral options. Calls will be transferred to an on-call medical addiction specialist where the enquiry specifically relates to medical management.
Hours – 7 days, 8.00 am to 11.00 pm.
Anonymous service for anyone with concerns about their own or someone else's use of alcohol or other drugs.
an opportunity to discuss the situation and concerns with someone who understands, and can help
information about alcohol and other drugs, including written resources
options and referral to appropriate treatment services, or further assistance
consultancy service for health and related professionals.
For service enquiries, phone 1800-177-833. Check services.
Alcohol and Drug Homeless Outreach Team
Intensive outreach support and interventions to homeless people within a 5 km radius of the Brisbane CBD.
Phone (07) 3176-2865
Al-Anon Family Groups
Support for families and friends of people requiring alcohol intervention.
Phone 1300-252-666 (1300-ALANON)
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
Fellowship of men and women who provide support for people recovering from problematic alcohol use. Online meetings are also available.
Family Drug Support
Provides information, resources, support meeting, training and a helpline for family and friends of people affected by alcohol and drugs.
Hours – 24 hours, 7 days.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Institute for Urban Indigenous Health)
Provides an integrated social health model, including primary mental health services, alcohol and other drug treatment services, and suicide prevention services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
Prescription medication information line operated by registered nurses, and pharmacists for more complex enquiries.
Hours – Monday to Friday, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Narcotics Anonymous Australia
Fellowship of men and women who support each other to deal with the problematic use of all drugs, not only narcotics. Online meetings are also available.
Needle Syringe Program (NSP)
Supplies sterile injecting equipment to people who inject drugs.
Bayside Community Mental Health:
2A Weippin Street Cleveland
Phone (07) 3825-6060
Beenleigh Community Health Centre:
10-18 Mount Warren Boulevard Mount Warren Park
Phone (07) 3089-4084 (enquiries via Logan Central)
Browns Plains Community Health Centre:
Corner Wineglass Dr and Middle Rd Hillcrest
Phone (07) 3412-3200
Inala Community Health Centre:
64 Wirraway Parade Inala
Phone (07) 3275-5300
Free, personalised quitting plan and text reminders. See website.
A confidential, free service for people who want to quit smoking. Aboriginal Quitline Counsellors are available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
See service information.
Phone 137-848 (13-QUIT).
Complete online referral form.
Fax referral form to (07) 3259-8217.
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