Who is eligible? Any woman, 18 years and over, living in stable accommodation seeking intensive support to maintain abstinence from alcohol and/or other drug use. Participants must commit to attending the AOD Day Program for the full eight weeks.
Women who have children under school age are offered support to access nearby childcare. Those with babies under the age of 12 months are able to bring them along to the program with approval of the AOD Day Program co-ordinator.
Cost There is no cost for the program. Participants will need to bring their own lunch. Tea and coffee are provided.
Referral process Through Self-referral. Please contact (02) 6241 7233 and one of our workers will undertake a confidential initial assessment of your situation to determine your suitability.
The AOD Day Program provides a range of psychoeducational and therapeutic approaches. We expect our clients to be active write papers participants in their recovery and encourage all our clients to take advantage of our extensive range of topics on important issues for women, including:
Self-assessment and how alcohol and other drugs affect the body and mind
Preparing to cut down or stop using alcohol and other drugs
Identifying triggers to AOD use and AOD Relapse Prevention