Alcohol and Other Drug Service (AoD or addiction services)
The AoD service works across the continuum of use (of substances) from social use to dependence. Provides education and information to clients; also provides interventions such as medical assessments, counselling, detoxification and opioid substitution. Referral to other services is also provided. These can include funded residential programmes, self-help, support groups and community supports. Early intervention work with youth is also provided by specially trained staff.
Tags: alcohol, drugs, addiction, service, substances, abuse, education