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Residential Rehabilitation Services

NSW Health funded alcohol and other drug (AOD) withdrawal management and residential rehabilitation services are available through public and non-government providers. During their remarkable careers of pioneering initiatives for young people, the Noffs established Sydney's first crisis centre in 1968, set up the first Drug Referral Centre in Sydney in 1967, co-founded the Aboriginal Affairs Foundation in 1962 and co-founded Lifeline in 1963.
Lead author Conjoint Professor Nick Lintzeris - of the University of Sydney's Faculty of Medicine and Health and Director of Drug & Alcohol Services, South East Sydney Local Health District - said the study should give hope to people with dependency on cannabis, which is a leading cause of drug treatment episodes in Australia.

These figures are currently quite low, but there's rising public health concern here and overseas about increases in poisoning and overdoses from prescription opioids iii We are keeping an eye on the situation and we're ready to help if and when more people reach out for treatment.
Frustratingly, at home Australians are faced with the option of insurance-financed treatment in highly clinical psychiatric settings where they are frequently mixed in with people suffering mental illnesses not relevant to addiction such as schizophrenia, or free government-funded treatment with long waiting lists and a client group including often unmotivated court-ordered addicts.

Outpatient services are not covered by private health insurance hospital cover, so if you wish to be covered for psychiatric treatments or rehabilitation Psychologist Bondi Junction without being admitted to hospital, you will need to take out private health insurance extras (ancillary) cover that includes these treatments.
Women's Wellness and Recovery Program. Alison Ritter is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Senior Research Fellowship and Mark Stoove is supported by an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship. The public health response to alcohol abuse in Australia largely focuses on the working class, it's time we challenged this and woke up to the fact that alcohol affects all part of society in a big way,” he says.
PALM is a residential program for young people aged 14-18 with serious alcohol, or other drug-related difficulties. Prison authorities were surveyed about alcohol and drug use by prisoners prior to and during imprisonment and drug and alcohol treatment programs in prison.

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