When a person uses too much alcohol or other drugs on a regular basis, they can feel dependent on them to make it through the day. This substance misuse and addiction is a disease, and it can damage a person’s physical, social and mental health.
Substance misuse can result in changes and long-term damage to the brain and other organs. It is a major cause of mental illness.
Treatment for substance misuse and addiction depends on the type of substances involved, and how serious a person’s addiction is. Treatment may involve a mix of psychiatric interventions, psychological care, support groups and self-help strategies.
Our inpatient Sydney drug and alcohol rehabilitation service is run by an experienced multi-disciplinary team who will provide you with 24 hour care.
We will provide you with a comfortable, stable environment allowing you to focus solely on your recovery.
Through the inpatient service you will have:
The objective of our Drug and Alcohol Day Program is to deliver group therapy that provides patients with the skills and support to help improve the quality and enjoyment of life and break the cycle of relapse.
Our program is designed for individuals who are interested in maintaining or working towards abstinence. It helps individuals who experience problems with misuse of alcohol, drugs (recreational or prescription), as well as other addictive behaviours.
The program will help people to:
The Addiction Health Medical Clinic provides specialist assessment for individuals experiencing problems with their physical and/or mental health as a result of their alcohol and/or drug use.
This comprehensive one-on-one assessment service delivers you an individualised management plan addressing any alcohol or other substance use issues and may include medication recommendations together with psychological and/or social interventions.
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