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.

Warmun Local Drug Action Group

The Warmun Local Drug Action Group provides the services:

  • Lirrkarn Kerrem – Drug and Alcohol Intervention program
  • Counselling
  • Group and family support
  • Community prevention actions
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Ord Valley Aboriginal Service

Ord Valley Aboriginal Service provides a comprehensive primary health care service to Aboriginal people in the East Kimberley region. Preventative and public health programs include maternal and child health, women’s health, chronic disease, sexual health and along with the OVAHS Social Support Unit which offers AOD, Mental Health Services, health promotion and education programs in the areas of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders prevention, smoking cessation, chronic disease prevention, childhood health promotion and sexual health. 
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Ngnowar-Aerwah Aboriginal Corporation

Ngnowar-Aerwah Aboriginal Corporation services include: Individual drug and alcohol counselling and group work in the community of Wyndham

  • A 13 -19 week residential rehabilitation service with case management
  • Men’s Shed: Provides men specific health and education programs
  • The Building Solid Families Program: Social and emotional wellbeing counselling service that also provides educational programs within the schools.
  • Sobering Up Shelter: A safe place for intoxicated community members to spend the night.
  • Night Patrol: Picks up intoxicated people from the street, taking them to a safe place
  • Binge Drinking Program. Targeted at youth through musical activities
  • Safe House: A place for women and children escaping family violence
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Ngnowar Aerwah Safe House

The Safe House provides crisis accommodation to women, with or without children, impacted by family and domestic violence or other forms of crisis. The Ngnowar Aerwah Aboriginal Corporation also offers various other services including community centre programs, advocacy, drug and alcohol counselling and rehabilitation, and family support.

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Kununurra Waringarri Aborginal Corporation – Suicide Prevention program

Through the Suicide Prevention program KWAC will be holding regular activities to promote community healing:

  • Back to Country healing trips
  • Partnering with Gawooleng Yawoodeng in their Strong Women’s group
  • Work with community to explore language and concepts surrounding suicide, drugs and alcohol
  • Connect elders and young people to promote the connection to country and culture.
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Kununurra Waringarri Aborginal Corporation – Strong Men, Strong Families

The Strong Men, Strong Families program delivered by KWAC and funded by the ‘Healing Foundation”, explores ways to strengthen the role of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men within their families and community with Information sessions and interactive workshops which include:

  • Goal setting
  • Roles
  • Responsibilities and Leadership
  • Anger management
  • Domestic Violence Education
  • Drug and Alcohol education
  • Connection back to culture
  • Job Ready Program

The program provides support, and advocacy, and will work closely with Aboriginal men to assist them in dealing with local services, including resolving matters with Housing, Centrelink and other local service providers.

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Kununurra Waringarri Aborginal Corporation – Miriwoong Community Patrol

KWAC run the Miriwoong Community Patrol which is a Night Patrol service that picks up intoxicated people, and those at risk of being harmed, from around the area. These clients are taken home, to a safe location or to the shelter for the night. The Night Patrol runs nightly from 4:00pm to 11:00pm and also support Community Events outside of the normal working hours with enough notice.

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Kununurra Waringarri Aborginal Corporation – Moongoong Sober Up Shelter

Offers intoxicated people a safe place to sleep the night.  Clients receive two light meals, showers, clothes laundered and are given a bed to sleep.  The Shelter also works in conjunction with the Ord Valley Aboriginal Health Services to offer a monthly clinic for clients where they also have access to counseling.

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Boab Health – ABLe

The ABLe program aims to improve the independence, participation and long-term lifetime wellbeing of people living in Wyndham who are affected by mental health issues, which includes issues with drug and alcohol misuse and/or gambling. This program includes building personal resilience and supporting participants to sustainably manage the impacts of their mental health issues. This program is open to people living in Wyndham, who are aged 16 to 65 years.

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State and National Alcohol and Drugs Services Services

Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of people who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

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Path2Help

A national website allowing you to find help for you or a loved one experiencing harm from alcohol or other drugs, by plugging in your answers to a handful of quick questions, and the intuitive portal will match you with the best information and services based on your specific needs and circumstances.  You don’t need to know what you’re looking for – Path2Help will find it for you.
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Here for You

A state-wide, confidential, non-judgemental, telephone service giving a single point of contact for anyone concerned about their own or another person’s alcohol and other drug use and/or mental health issues.  Contact is one-to-one with a qualified counsellor or professional peer practitioner based in WA. Peer practitioners have a lived experience of alcohol and other drug use and/or mental health issues and recovery and are trained to use their experiences to support individuals living with similar issues. Provided by the Mental Health Commission of WA.
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Meth Helpline

The Meth Helpline is a confidential, non-judgemental telephone counselling, information and referral service for anyone seeking help for their own or another person’s meth use. 
 
The counsellor who answers your call can: 
• Listen to what is going on for you 
• Provide you with information about meth 
• Provide emotional support 
• Talk about treatment options 
• Refer you to local services that can provide ongoing support
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Alcohol and Drug Support Line

Confidential, non-judgemental telephone counselling, information and referral service for anyone seeking help for their own or another person’s alcohol or drug use.

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Parent and Family Drug Support Line

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:

  • Listen to your concerns
  • Provide you with information about alcohol or drug use
  • Provide emotional support and professional advice
  • Offer to transfer you to a parent volunteer for peer support
  • Talk about support options for you and your loved one
  • Refer you to local services that can provide you and your family with ongoing support
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