Addiction Recovery

addiction recovery

Concerned about alcohol or drug use?
Link Health and Community’s Addiction Recovery Service offers free and confidential specialised support and interventions for people concerned about their alcohol or other drug use and related co-occurring mental health issues. We offer:

  • Assessment and counselling
  • Care recovery coordination
  • Peer support recovery groups

Counsellors will work with you to:

  • Choose your own goals
  • Cut down or quit
  • Reduce risks
  • Develop and support your recovery plan
  • Access other support services

Support For The Youth
Link Health and Community’s Youth Outreach specialised alcohol and other drugs counselling is available to young people aged 12-25 years who live, work or study in the eastern metropolitan region. Our service is free and confidential for young people concerned about substance use and co-occuring mental health issues. We work with you and support you:

  • Choose your own goals
  • Reduce risks
  • Cut down or quit
  • Improve relationships
  • Build on changes
  • Access other support services
  • With a motivational strength based approach

Chinese Speaking Counsellors
Vera Yang and Michelle Yang are Link Health and Community’s Chinese speaking counsellors. They are available to assist the Chinese speaking community to access tobacco, alcohol, drug and mental health treatment services.

Vera and Michelle are both fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. They can meet with families, carers or anyone who is affected by someone else’s tobacco, alcohol, or other drug use.

For Chinese Speaking Addiction and Recovery Counsellors, please contact 1300 552 509.

For all alcohol and drug enquiries in the inner east catchment of Melbourne, contact Central Intake Service number
1800 778 278 (Monday –Friday, 9 am – 5 pm) or click to visit the website.

For those seeking service information and referrals in the Outer East of Melbourne 1300 00 SURe (7873)

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