Alcohol and Other Drugs
There are a number of services and resources available if a patient has alcohol or other drug issues, or wants to access specialist services.
Alcohol and other drugs catchment-based intake services
The Victorian Government has appointed intake service providers in each local catchment across Victoria for triage and referral of people for alcohol and other drug treatment. The listed service providers offer catchment-based intake services within the Southern Metropolitan Region:
||Bayside Integrated Services consortium||Phone: 1800 229 263|
|South Eastern Melbourne||
||South Eastern Consortium of Alcohol and Drug Agencies (SECADA) consortium||Phone: 1800 142 536|
||Frankston and Mornington Drug and Alcohol Services (FaMDAS) consortium||Phone: 1300 665 781|
|SEMPHN Access and Referral||
||ResetLife||Phone: 1800 862 363|
Pharmacotherapy, also known as Opioid Replacement Therapy (ORT), is an effective evidence-based treatment for opioid dependence.
The Area 4 Pharmacotherapy Network (A4PN) offers a variety of support for health professionals managing opioid dependence. Click here for more details.
ResetLife (Matrix Model)
ResetLife is a free intensive outpatient Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) treatment program, based on the Matrix Treatment Model, for people in South Eastern Melbourne.
It involves 16 weeks of structured, intensive outpatient treatment, followed by 36 weeks of continuing care.
SafeScript is a clinical decision support system that allows doctors and pharmacists to access an up-to-the-minute medicines supply history of certain high-risk medicines for their patient at the point of consultation.
Find out more about SafeScript training, the SafeScript Training Hub, support using SafeScript, events, education and more by clicking here.
Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Pathways
To view SEMPHN's localised AOD Pathways, click here.
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