Alcohol and Drug Support – Wyndham/East Kimberley

Kimberley Mental Health and Drug Service (KMHDS) - Kununurra

Alcohol and Drug Services

KMHDS provides specialist mental health services to the Kimberley for all age groups. The service aims to deliver a comprehensive range of high quality, community focused mental health services to residents of & visitors to the Kimberley. KCADS provides assessment, counselling and referral and support to people who are experiencing problems as a result of their own, or someone else’s alcohol or drug use. Participation in KCADS services is voluntary.

HOURS:

  • Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:00pm

Address Kununurra District Hospital 96 Coolibah Drive
 KUNUNURRA WA 6743
Phone(08) 9166 4350
Emailkmhdsclinic.reception@health.wa.gov.au
Website urlhttps://www.healthdirect.gov.au/australian-health-services/20094985/kimberley-mental-health-and-drug-service-kmhds-kununurra/services/kununurra-6743-coolibah

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Warmun Local Drug Action Group

Alcohol and Drug Services

The Warmun Local Drug Action Group provides the services:

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

HOURS:

  • Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm

AddressPMB Turkey Creek
 KUNUNURRA WA 6743
Phone (08) 9167 2000
Emailgijatotalhealth@warmun.org.au
Website urlhttps://www.healthdirect.gov.au/australian-health-services/20158280/warmun-local-drug-action-group/services/kununurra-6743-pmb-turkey-creek

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Ngnowar-Aerwah Aboriginal Corporation

Alcohol and Drug Services

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

HOURS:

  • Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm

AddressLot 471, 60 Great Northern Highway
 WYNDHAM WA 6740
Phone(08) 9161 1496
Emailceo@ngnowar.org
Website urlhttp://greenbook.org.au/organisation/72/ngnowar-aerwah-aboriginal-corporation

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Kununurra Waringarri Aborginal Corporation

Alcohol and Drug Services

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 counselling. 

HOURS:

  • Monday – Friday: 4:00pm to 8:00am

Address32 Speargrass Road
 KUNUNURRA WA 6743
Phone (08) 9168 1528
Emailreception@kwac.com.au
Website urlhttp://kwac.com.au/

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Kununurra Waringarri Aborginal Corporation

Alcohol and Drug Services

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.

HOURS:

  • Monday – Sunday: 4:00pm to 11:00pm

Address32 Speargrass Road
 KUNUNURRA WA 6743
Phone(08) 9168 1528
Emailreception@kwac.com.au
Website urlhttp://kwac.com.au/

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Ord Valley Aboriginal Service

Alcohol and Drug Services

OVAHS 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 Alcohol and Other Drugs, 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.

HOURS:

  • Monday to Tuesday and Thursday: 8:15am – 3:30pm
  • Wednesday: 9:15am – 3:30pm
  • Friday: 8:15am – 2:30pm

Address1125 Ironwood Drive
 KUNUNURRA WA 6743
Phone(08) 9166 2200
Emailadminreception@ovahs.org.au
Website urlhttps://www.ovahs.org.au/

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Boab Health

Alcohol and Drug Services

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.

HOURS:

  • Monday to Friday: 8:30am – 4:30pm 

Address96 Coolibah Drive
 KUNUNURRA WA 6743
Phone(08) 9166 8100
Emailknxreception@boabhealth.com.au
Website urlhttps://boabhealth.com.au/our-services/mental-health/

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State and National Alcohol and Drug Support Services

Alcohol and Drug Support Line

Alcohol and Drug Support Service

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

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone1800 198 024 or (08) 9442 5000
Website urlhttps://www.mhc.wa.gov.au/alcoholanddrugsupportline

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Parent and Family Drug Support Line

Parent and Family Support Service

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.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone1800 653 203 or (08) 9442 5050
Website urlhttps://www.mhc.wa.gov.au/about-us/our-services/alcohol-and-drug-support-service/parent-and-family-drug-support-line/

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eheadspace

Youth Support Service

eheadspace provides free online and telephone support and counselling to young people 12 – 25 and their families and friends. If you’re based in Australia and going through a tough time, eheadspace can help.

HOURS:

  • 9am – 1am (Melbourne time) 7 days a week

Phone1800 650 890
Website urlhttps://headspace.org.au/eheadspace/

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Meth Helpline

Drug Support Service

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.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone1800 874 878
Website urlhttps://www.mhc.wa.gov.au/methhelpline

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