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Drug and Alcohol problems

Contact details
of services which
may be able to help.

Download printable brochure (2 page 85k PDF).


AA Alcoholics Anonymous
Meetings held every day, at varying times, in different Frankston locations.
Download list of local meetings (1 page PDF).

24 HOUR HELPLINE: 1300 222 222
WEB: www.aavictoria.org.au

SERVICE PROVIDED:
AA doesn’t employ professional counsellors. When you phone you will be talking to an AA volunteer who is an alcoholic and is using the AA program to recover and stay sober.


AL-ANON and ALATEEN
For partners, parents, children and friends of people affected by alcohol abuse.

WEB: www.al-anon.org.au
EMAIL: alanonvsa@netspace.net.au
PHONE: 9629 8900 (Vic Office)
HOURS: Monday - Friday 10:30am - 2:30pm
Listen to recorded message other times.

AL-ANON helps you cope with living with the problem drinking of someone close.
ALATEEN provides support for teenagers whose lives are affected by the problem drinking of a parent or other family member.

WEEKLY LOCAL MEETINGS

AL-ANON
Saturday 7:00pm
Karingal Place, 103 Ashleigh Ave, Karingal

AL-ANON
Tuesday 11:00am
Wednesday 8:00pm
Uniting Church, 16 High St, Frankston

Download meeting times (2 pages 24k)


Counselling Online
Confidential drug and alcohol counselling using text based communication. Free.

WEB: www.counsellingonline.org.au
HOURS: 24 hours, 7 days a week.
FREE CALL: 1800 888 236

SERVICE PROVIDED:
Immediate counselling, information, support and referral, including crisis intervention for drug users and family members. Support in dealing with the impact of drugs and assistance in developing strategies to deal with alcohol or drug problems.


NA Narcotics Anonymous
Meetings held several days each week, at varying times, in different Frankston locations.
line Download list of local meetings (1 page PDF).

HELPLINE: 9525 2833
WEB: www.navic.net.au

SERVICE PROVIDED:
Narcotics Anonymous believes in the therapeutic value of one addict helping another. Members share their experiences and recovery from addiction at meetings.


Youth Substance Abuse Service (YSAS)
62 Playne St, Frankston

PHONE: (03) 9770 5622
HOURS: Monday to Friday 9.00am-5.30pm
TOLL FREE: 1800 014 446 (24 hour service)
WEB: www.ysas.org.au

SERVICE PROVIDED:
Drug and alcohol services for young people aged 12 - 21 experiencing significant problems related to their drug use. YSAS work closely with the person involved, opening up opportunities and helping them gain the knowledge and skills they need to live more optimistically and reduce drug-related harms.


Frankston and Mornington Drug and Alcohol Service (FaMDAS)
Frankston Integrated Health Centre (FIHC),
Frankston Flinders Road (AKA Hastings Road)

Next to Frankston Hospital
Mel Ref. 100A G11
Parking fees apply.

PHONE: 1300 792 977
HOURS: 24 Hours, 7 Days a week.

SERVICE PROVIDED:
FaMDAS assists people experiencing difficulties related to their drug and alcohol use. All services provided by FamDAS are strictly confidential and free unless otherwise stated.
• Counselling,
• Outpatient/home based Withdrawal,
• Post Withdrawal Support,
• Peer Support,
• Community Education,
• Support Groups,
• Koori Services,
• Forensic Services,
• Drink Drive Licence Restoration (not free).
• For Youth: Outreach, Counselling and Supported Accommodation (rent not free).


Frankston Salvation Army (PYFS)

FREECALL: 1800 802 398 (24 hour)
Counselling including drug & alcohol support.


Frankston Youth Resource Central
60A Playne Street, Frankston (next to library)

PHONE: 9768 1366
HOURS: Monday - Friday 10:00am-5:00pm
WEB: youth.frankston.vic.gov.au

SERVICE PROVIDED:
Frankston Youth Central run programs and activities for young people aged 12 to 24 who live locally.


Southern Hepatitis/Aids Resource and Prevention Services (SHARPS)
20 Young Street, Frankston 3199

PHONE: 9781 1622
HOURS: Monday to Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

SERVICE PROVIDED:
No appointments at this address.
• Needle and syringe program
• Resource and referrals

MOBILE OUTREACH SERVICE Frankston, Dandenong, Springvale and surrounding areas.

FREE CALL: 1800 642 287.
HOURS: Monday to Sunday 6.30pm - 10.30pm


Drug and Alcohol services in nearby areas

South East Alcohol and Drug Services (SEADS)
2nd Floor, 229 Thomas Street, Dandenong

PHONE: 8792 2330 or 1300 473 237
HOURS: 9:00am-5:00pm Monday to Friday

SERVICE PROVIDED:
Inpatient detoxification, outpatient withdrawal, home-based withdrawal, adult, youth and family alliance counselling, dual diagnosis, acquired brain injury, Needle Syringe Program, Primary Care Clinic, drink drive education.


Windana Drug and Alcohol Recovery
88 Alma Road, St Kilda 3182

PHONE: 9529 7955
HOURS: Monday - Friday 9:00am-5:30pm

EMAIL: info@windana.org.au
WEB: www.windana.org.au

SERVICE PROVIDED:
Windana helps people who have become disconnected from their family, friends and community due to drug and alcohol use by providing treatment services through a variety of programs. Clients learn new social and practical life skills to help rebuild their lives.


St John of God — Pinelodge Drug and Alcohol Recovery (Private)
1480 Heatherton Road, Dandenong 3175

PHONE: 8793 9444
HOURS: Monday - Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

EMAIL: info.pinelodgeclinic@sjog.org.au
WEB: www.sjog.org.au/hospitals/pinelodge_clinic.aspx

SERVICE PROVIDED:
Consultants cover a variety of subspecialties including general psychiatry, aged psychiatry, mood disorders, depression, anxiety and psychotherapy.

General Practitioners can also refer patients for assessment and admission as an inpatient or day patient via the Triage Admission Nurse who liaises with GPs and psychiatrists.

 


For local support contact
COMMUNITY SUPPORT FRANKSTON
35 Beach Street Frankston
PHONE: 9783 7284

 

 
 
 
   
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