Alcohol and Other Drugs

SEMPHN’s Needs Assessment (2019) has identified that substance use and misuse is higher in areas of south eastern Melbourne than it is in the rest of Victoria. 

SEMPHN commissions support and treatment services to address this, including a range of tailored services to support people affected by alcohol and other drug use.  

For information on how to refer to SEMPHN services, call SEMPHN’s Access & Referral team on 1800 862 363 (8.30am – 4.30pm, weekdays).


Who have we commissioned?

Provide AOD outreach services to hospitals in the SEMPHN catchment Taskforce
The Alcohol and Drug Liaison Outreach Worker (ADLOW) program works with hospital networks to raise awareness of AOD treatment services while increasing the level of counselling and support available to clients in the period between self-identification of substance misuse and access to mainstream support. This program will also help improve client discharge planning and referral processes after a hospitalisation, and work with generalist providers to identify barriers and develop referral pathways to improve access.
The ResetLife program involves 16 weeks of structured, intensive outpatient treatment followed by 36 weeks of continuing care
  • Peninsula Health
  • FirstStep
  • Taskforce

The Intensive Outpatient AOD Rehabilitation Treatment provides a more intensive and integrative intervention than is currently available in Victoria, for people experiencing problematic alcohol and other drug use who require comprehensive care management.

The model emphasises targeting participant's cognitive, behavioural, emotional and relationship issues, which may be contributing factors to substance dependence.

The ResetLife Youth program involves 16 weeks of structured, intensive outpatient treatment followed by 36 weeks of continuing care. Taskforce

The Intensive Outpatient Youth AOD Rehabilitation Treatment provides a more intensive and integrative intervention than is currently available in Victoria, for people experiencing problematic alcohol and other drugs use who require comprehensive care management.

The model emphasises targeting participant’s cognitive, behavioural, emotional and relationship issues, which may be contributing factors to substance dependence.


Current and upcoming commissioning opportunities

Tenders to deliver services are announced via our SEMaphore newsletter and on this website as they are released.

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