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.
This course is designed to help people deal effectively with the factors causing their alcohol and substance abuse behaviours.
The program includes 5 core modules:
Please note, this program is targeted for those using alcohol, cannabis and prescription drugs.
12 consecutive week days over a 2½ week period (usually starting on a Monday and finishing on a Tuesday)
You will require private health insurance (top cover in psychiatric) or Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) entitlements or agree to self-fund this course.
If you would like to know more about how we can help you, please call 9346 6803 during business hours.
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