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Below is a list of options for alcohol and drug support, including sobering up centres, rehabilitation centres, alcohol and drug counselling, youth support services offering alcohol and drug support, and alcohol and drug support groups. If you cannot find local alcohol and drug support services for your area, you can find state and national alcohol and drug support services at the bottom of this page, including alcohol and drug counsellors, and those providing information about treatment options and referrals to local services.
Services include support and education to communities & individuals with the aim of improving community safety, building wellbeing and resilience, and supporting communities to develop strategies to tackle substance misuse more generally.
This will be delivered through individual AOD Counselling, case management medical support, support groups, activities and programmes that address AOD issues.
The Mingga service operates in the Roebourne and Wickham areas and travels a set route however this can be subject to change dependent on community need or unforeseeable circumstances. Children and young people are also provided with safe transport.
The Service aims to reduce contact between people and the criminal justice system and in particular avoid arrest and jail time.
The Mingga service continues to develop strong collaborative relationships with the local police, Government departments and other community groups who with prior notice can utilise the service for appointments, transportation and community events.
During their time at the centre every client is provided with a comfortable bed, freshly laundered clothes, a nutritious meal and are supervised by on duty staff who monitor their well-being.
While the centre does not supply counselling or medical attention it does act as a referral service for clients and will ensure that medical attention is provided by the Roebourne Hospital located just around the corner, should it be required.
The Sobering-up centre is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day and works in conjunction with the Mingga Patrol.
Pilbara Mental Health and Drug Service (PMHDS) provides specialist mental health and drug & alcohol services to the Pilbara region. Locally based, multi-disciplinary teams are located in the large centres across the Pilbara (Hedland, Karratha, and Newman). Outreach services are provided by each of these teams to surrounding towns, communities and remote areas.
Services are available for all ages.
Clients may self-present (without referrals), while referrals are accepted from a range of health professionals and other agencies.
Clinical Programs include:
Referrals: The preferred referral method is through your General Practitioner, however there are other referral options:
The Parent and Family Drug Support Line is a confidential, non-judgemental telephone counselling, information and referral service for anyone concerned about a loved one’s alcohol or drug use. Callers have the option to speak to an experienced parent volunteer.
The counsellor who answers your call can: