Alcohol & Other Drugs

Supporting people to recover from problematic alcohol and/or substance use.

FAQs


Q. How long do I have to wait for assessment?

A.   Wait is normally approx. 4 weeks.


Q. When will a bed be available?

A.   We would hope to have an admission organized approx. 4 weeks after assessment


Q. How much will it cost me?

A.   $25 admission fee and cost of regular medications including pharmacotherapy


Q. What if I am on medication?

A.    You will be required to supply your own regular medication for your stay.


Q. Can I have visitors/phonecalls?

A.    You can have visits and phonecalls from caseworkers only. We have a number for family and friends to call to enquire about your wellbeing and you will receive a phonecall to organize pick-up on discharge day.


Q. What do I need to bring with me?

A.    Clothing and toiletries for your stay (we have washers and dryers) medications, healthcare card, Medicare card


Q. Will I have to share a bedroom?

A.     No


Q. Can I leave if I want to?

A.    Yes you are free to leave anytime you wish.

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