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Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Services

Alcohol and drug rehabilitation services in the NT

Phone Lines

Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS) 1800 131 350
Crisis Line (NT wide) 1800 019 116
Drug and Alcohol Clinical Advisory Service (DACAS) 1800 111 092
QUITline (NT wide)     13 78 48

Alcohol and other Drugs Services (AOD) – Withdrawal Services  

Website: nt.gov.au/wellbeing/health-conditions-treatments/alcohol-drugs-and-your-body/alcohol-drug-rehabilitation-services
Phone: (08) 8922 8399
Location: Building 9 North, Royal Darwin Hospital, Rocklands Drive, Tiwi NT 0810 
Withdrawal services from alcohol, opiates (like morphine), cannabis, amphetamines (like speed) and benzodiazepines (like Valium). The AOD Withdrawal Services team then provides medication if needed, support and counselling. Withdrawal may take place at the Royal Darwin Hospital for high risk clients, in supported accommodation (such as Banyan House or the Salvation Army) or include home visits.     

Amity Community Services

Website: www.amity.org.au
Phone:  NT-wide during business hours: 1800 684 372 / Gambling help 24 hours: 1800 629 683 / Drink drive education course: (08) 8981 9414
A non-residential counselling service provided for alcohol and or other drug problems. Services include assessment, drug education, individual counselling, skills training, assertion training, relapse prevention, anger management, social skills, stress management leisure skills, problem solving skills, and communication skills.  

Banyan House  

Website: www.banyanhouse.org.au
Phone: (08) 8942 7400 
Location: 16 Benton Road, Berrimah, NT 0828 (Banyan House is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day)
The Forster Foundation for Drug Rehabilitation (Banyan House) primarily provides alcohol and other drug rehabilitation services.
You can access Banyan House by referral from Darwin Alcohol and Other Drugs Services. Patients are medically supervised on a regular basis by clinicians who auspice through the Alcohol and Other Drugs Service, Darwin.

CatholicCare NT (previously known as Centacare NT)

Website: www.catholiccarent.org.au
Phone: (08) 8944 2000    
Location: 17 Hidden Valley Road, Berrimah
This service provides support and counselling services for family members affected by the misuse of alcohol and other drugs.   

Council for Aboriginal Alcohol Program Services Incorporated (CAAPS)

Website: www.caaps.org.au
Phone: (08) 8922 4800
Location:  60 Boulter Road, Berrimah, NT 0828
21-day residential withdrawal program includes comprehensive assessment and support to people wanting to move away from an itinerant lifestyle. The aim of the program is to help people recognise the issues and challenges that face them in making this lifestyle change. People are medically supervised on a regular basis by clinicians who auspice through the ADS Withdrawal Service.  

Employee Assistance Service (EASA) NT

Website: www.easa.org.au
Phone: Darwin (08) 8941 1752 / Katherine (08) 8971 2764 / Alice Springs (08) 8953 4225
Toll free (NT Only): 1800 193 123   
Counselling services for people in the workforce and their families. EASA provides a range of psychological and organisational development services to organisations and individuals across the NT, remote WA and north Queensland. Counselling services include alcohol and other drugs issues, coaching, conflict management, critical incident stress management and drink driver education.

FORWAARD Aboriginal Corporation

Website: www.forwaard.com
Phone: (08) 8981 8673
Location: 33 Charles Street, Stuart Park, NT 0820
A residential rehabilitation program that focuses on Aboriginal people with alcohol and other drugs issues.

Mission Australia Services

Website: www.missionaustralia.com.au
Phone: (08) 8935 0900
Location: Level 1, 6 Frances Drive, Palmerston, NT 0830
Includes: Darwin Sobering Up Shelter, Palmerston Youth Beat, Community Night Patrol, Community Day Patrol, Indigenous Youth Mobility Program and medical transport service.

NT Aids and Hepatitis Council Needle and Syringe Program

Website: www.ntahc.org.au/programs
Phone: Darwin 08 8944 7777 / Alice Springs 08 8953 3172 / Palmerston 8931 3676
Email: info@ntahc.org.au
A non-government organisation providing confidential needle exchange service and information associated with blood-borne viruses and infections, clean injecting equipment and referral to other agencies

Royal Darwin Hospital

Website: nt.gov.au/wellbeing/hospitals-health-services/royal-darwin-hospital/contact-royal-darwin-hospital
Phone: (08) 8922 8699
Location: Rocklands Drive, Tiwi, NT 0810
The Royal Darwin Hospital (RDH) can provide medical supervision and monitoring of patients withdrawing from alcohol and other drugs. Within the hospital, patients will be provided the care and support needed to safely withdraw from both licit and illicit substances. RDH is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day.    

The Salvation Army Drug and Alcohol Services

Website: www.salvationarmy.org.au/Sunrise-Centre
Phone:  (08) 8997 1000
Location: Sunrise Centre 24 Beaton Road, Berrimah, NT 0828
The service provides a 12 week residential and day program founded in cognitive behaviour therapy including individual counselling, group work, skills development and recreational activities. Separate residential buildings for men and women. Individual bedrooms with ensuite. There are also six week to three months after care to help clients reintegrate into the community. The service operates seven days a week, 24 hours a day.  

Nhulunbuy (East Arnhem)

Gove District Hospital (GDH)

Phone: (08) 8987 0211
Location: Matthew Flinders Way, Nhulunbuy, NT 0880
The GDH provides medical supervision and monitoring of patients withdrawing from alcohol and other drugs. Within the hospital, patients will be provided the care and support needed to safely withdraw from both licit and illicit substances. GDH is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day.    

Katherine

Alcohol and other Drugs Services

Counselling: (08) 8973 8403 / Community support: (08) 8973 8402 / Training:  (08) 8973 8947
A health development program providing support, community development and training.    

Kalano Community Association Inc – Venndale Rehabilitation and Withdrawal Centre

(08) 8971 7199
Venndale, Fox Road, Katherine, NT 0850
The Venndale facility is located about 38km south of Katherine. This quiet, tranquil and welcoming facility is primarily a residential alcohol and other drug rehabilitation centre, but there are a number of dedicated beds available for people withdrawing from substance abuse. Venndale provides its own medical supervision for each individual client, with prescriptions and medical checks accessed through general practitioners from the Wurli Wurlinjang Aboriginal Health Service. Venndale’s withdrawal program operates seven days a week, 24 hours a day.  

Katherine Hospital

Phone: (08) 8973 9211
Location: Katherine Gorge Road, Katherine, NT 0850
The Katherine Hospital can provide medical supervision and monitoring of patients withdrawing from alcohol and other drugs. Within the hospital patients will be provided the care and support needed to safely withdraw from both licit and illicit substances.
The hospital is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day.   

Tennant Creek

Alcohol and other Drugs Service    

Phone: (08) 8962 4285
A health development program providing support, community development education and training.      

Alcohol and other Drugs Services Central Australia (ADSCA) – Barkly Alcohol and other Drugs team

Phone: (08) 8962 4386
Location: Level 1, Matt Glynn Building, 172 Patterson Street, Tennant Creek NT 0860
The ADSCA Barkly Alcohol and other Drugs team provides a non-residential counselling service for people with alcohol, drugs, volatile substances and smoke-related difficulties. It provides community development and nationally accredited training courses in Tennant Creek and the Barkly region. The service offers specialised assessment, treatment and referral of people using or affected by the range of alcohol and other drugs. The aim is to reduce the harms associated with substance misuse in the Barkly region. 

Anyinginyi Alcohol Aftercare

(08) 8962 2028
Provides counselling and support services for Aboriginal clients with alcohol related issues.       

BRADAAG

Phone: (08) 8962 1912
An alcohol and other drug residential and day program for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal clients. This service also manages the sobering up shelter.   

Tennant Creek Hospital

Phone:  (08) 8962 4399
Location: Building 9 North, Royal Darwin Hospital, Rocklands Drive, Tiwi NT 0810
The Tennant Creek Hospital can provide medical supervision and monitoring of patients withdrawing from alcohol and other drugs. Within the hospital, patients will be provided the care and support needed to safely withdraw from licit and illicit substances. The hospital is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day. 

Alice Springs and Central Australia

Alcohol and other Drugs Services Central Australia (ADSCA)

Phone: (08) 8951 7580
Location: 2 Stuart Terrace, Alice Springs, Alice Springs Hospital Grounds, Alice Springs.
ADSCA provides a non-residential counselling service, home detoxification services, community development and nationally accredited training courses. The service offers specialised assessment, treatment and referral of people using or affected by the range of alcohol and other drugs. The aim of the service is to reduce the harms associated with substance misuse in Central Australia.   

Alice Springs Hospital

Phone: (08) 8951 7777
Location: Gap Road, Alice Springs, NT 0870
The Alice Springs Hospital can provide medical supervision and monitoring of patients withdrawing from alcohol and other drugs.
Within the hospital environment, patients will be provided the care and support needed to safely withdraw from licit and illicit substances. The hospital is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day.   

Bush Mob

Phone:  (08) 8953 3798
Location: 4 Schwartz Crescent, Alice Springs, NT 0870 

Bush Mob is a residential rehabilitation program for clients aged 12 to 18 years. It addresses alcohol, other drug and volatile substance issues, as well as providing an outreach counselling support, life skills education, support and case management.       

Central Australian Aboriginal Alcohol Programs Unit (CAAAPU)

Phone:  (08) 8955 5336
Location: Lot 290 Ragonesi Road, Alice Springs, NT 0870
CAAAPU provides outreach services to substance abuse sufferers in the Alice Springs area. It also provides a residential treatment service with individual and group counselling. This service also provides an after-care program and primarily treats alcohol-related issues for Aboriginal clients.

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress

Phone: (08) 8951 4444
Location: 25 Gap Road, Alice Springs, NT 0870
This service provides comprehensive healthcare for Aboriginal people, which includes medical, dental, welfare, family support, health promotion, referral services and counselling.    

Drug and Alcohol Services Association (DASA)

Phone: (08) 8952 8412 
Location: 4 Schwartz Crescent, Alice Springs, NT 0870
DASA is a community-based treatment organisation that provides services for people using or affected by alcohol or other drugs. Services include detoxification and counselling.        

Holyoake Alice Springs

Phone: (08) 8952 8412
Location: 21 Newland Road, corner Musgrave Street, Alice Springs NT 0870
Holyoake provides therapeutic group-based education and treatment programs for adults and children that are directly or indirectly affected by alcohol and other drugs use.   

Tangentyere Council     

Phone: (08) 8951 4222 
Tangentyere Council is the major service delivery agency for the 18 Housing Associations known as ‘town camps’ in Alice Springs. The council runs a range of family and youth services, a night patrol, day patrol and youth patrol, a research hub, an art centre, an aged and community care program, a community banking facility and five not-for-profit enterprises.