Treatment and care planning

Counselling, care and medical support for clients with addiction concerns.

Our approach is confidential, non-judgmental and guided by what you want to achieve. We have a team of specialists who can help you in different ways.

Alcohol and Drug counselling, care and recover support

Our counsellors and alcohol and other drug specialists are here to support you. Together we will develop a treatment plan that focuses on what you want to achieve.

We can also connect you to:

  • Detox and rehabilitation programs
  • Individual or group based counselling and therapy
  • Case management of multiple health service providers

This is a free service, coordinated by the North Intake Service.

Call 1800 700 514 to make an appointment.

Addiction medicine specialist

Our addiction medicine specialist is a doctor who focuses on preventing, treating and supporting the recovery of people with addiction. Our approach is confidential, non-judgmental and guided by what you want to achieve.

The addiction medicine specialist will work with you to understand healthy use of addictive substances including alcohol, nicotine, prescription medicines and other drugs. They can help you access:

  • Drug replacement therapy, like methadone or buprenorphine (pharmacotherapy)
  • Recovery and rehabilitation programs
  • Peer support programs

They also work with your doctor (GP) to provide coordinated care.

This service is free to Medicare card holders.

Contact us today to book an appointment.

Medication support and recovery service

Our free addiction treatment service is for people who use over the counter and prescription medications such as opioid pain killers (including codeine or oxycodone), benzodiazepines (including Valium, Serepax or sleeping tablets) or other types of medication.

The service is for anyone who may be worried about their medication use or want to know they are using the correct medication.

When you visit we will review all your medications and discuss what you want to achieve and make a plan of how to get there.

Call 1800 931 101 and ask to speak to the MSRS nurse.