Alcohol and Other Drugs
There are a number of services and resources available if a patient has alcohol or other drug issues, or wants to access specialist services.
Alcohol and other drugs referrals and services
SECADA is a single point of contact for a large network of specialist services which support people 16 years and over with a range of alcohol and drug concerns. This includes people who may also have: physical and mental health problems, family and social needs, or been involved with the courts or police. SECADA also provides support to their families, friends and carers. Available services are:
- Standard Counselling
- Complex Counselling
- Care & Recovery Coordination
- Home Based Withdrawal
How to refer your patients
SECADA has a single point of contact for both clients and health professionals referring their patients: 1800 14 25 36. The opening hours for this telephone intake service are Mon-Fri: 9.00am-5pm.
Help lines for patients
SECADA has a single point of contact for all clients across the state. By calling 1800 14 25 36, clients can access SECADA’s initial intake and screening service. The telephone line is open Mon-Fri: 9.00am-5pm.
Pharmacotherapy, also known as Opioid Replacement Therapy (ORT), is an effective evidence-based treatment for opioid dependence.
The Area 4 Pharmacotherapy Network (A4PN) offers a variety of support for health professionals managing opioid dependence. Click here for more details.
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