The Nepean Blue Mountains Local Health District Drug and Alcohol Service offers free, non-judgemental services and treatments for drug and/or alcohol use, including information and support for families.
The service offers specialist drug and alcohol doctors, nurses and allied health staff who respect the client's right to choose from a range of treatments offered. All services are underpinned by a philosophy of harm reduction.
Assessments for treatment are provided Mond- Friday 8:30 - 5pm, excluding public holidays .
Services provided include
- Inpatient Withdrawal Unit
- Drug and Alcohol Medical Walk in Clinic
- Consultation and Liaison
- Opiod Treatment Program
- Substance Use and Pregnancy Service
- Youth Drug and Alcohol Service
- Aboriginal Liaison Service
- Group Programs
- Drug and Alcohol Consumer Representatives
Publicly available mental health information and self-help resources.
Self-help resources and low intensity interventions, including digital mental health, group and peer supports.
A mix of self-help resources, including digital mental health and low intensity interventions. Also psychological services for individuals who require them.
High intensity services including periods of intensive intervention that may involve multidisciplinary support. Where issues may be persistent or episodic without a high level of risk, complexity or disability.
Intensive team-based specialist assessment and intervention (typically state/territory mental health services) with involvement from a range of different mental health professionals including case managers, psychiatrists, allied health workers, and GPs. Includes a high level of risk, disability or complexity.