Sutherland Drug and Alcohol Clinic

Service Description

Confidential outpatient counselling service for people aged 18 years and over wanting to reduce or cease cannabis use. Also for persons concerned about a family member's use. Evidence based treatment models used. Weekly sessions for around 5-8 sessions. Registrar of Addiction Medicine on site one day per week. Medical support is provided for assistance with symptoms of cannabis withdrawal if client is assessed as appropriate. Staff work closely or make referrals to Mental Health or other health as required. Information and presentations are provided for generalist health and welfare professionals and the community. Motivation Enhancement Therapy and CBT used.

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri: 8.30am-5pm

Accessibility

Referral System

Can self-refer, relatives or health professionals can also refer with the client's consent. Must be 16 years or older.

Service Fees

Medicare

Languages (other than English)

Interpreter service available

Disability Access

Yes. Wheelchair accessible

Organisational Information

Area Served

NSW

Parent Organisation

Sutherland Hospital (South Eastern Sydney Illawarra Area Health Service)

Postal Address

Drug and Alcohol Clinic

Taren Point

NSW

2229

Other Information

Volunteering Opportunities

None

Last Updated: 7 March 2022