Drug & Alcohol Services

Alcohol and Drug Service ACT


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About Us

Provides 24 hour information, support, referral, and assessment telephone service for individuals with alcohol and other drug issues and their families. Offers medically supervised withdrawal from alcohol and/or other drugs, opioid replacement therapies, counselling, case management, health promotion and liaison nursing services for patients admitted to Canberra Hospital. Provides a range of services for persons referred through the legal system for drug and/or alcohol related offences, including police early intervention and diversion, Court Alcohol and Drug Assessment Services (CADAS). Offers specialist co-morbidity program for people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drug issues. Some services also located at Building 7, Canberra Hospital.

Referral: For Court assessment and police diversion only. Initial telephone contact preferred. GP referrals accepted for opioid treatment medical services.

Fees: Subsidised fees for some services

Phone: (02) 5124 9977

Fax: (02) 5124 0951

Website: http://www.health.act.gov.au

Disabled Facilities: Parking, Ramps, Toilets, Lift

Quick Facts About The Region

City Community Health Centre is located in the suburbs of Canberra Central and City, the council of Canberra and the federal electorate of Canberra.