Continuing Adolescent Life Management (CALM)

Provides up to three years of aftercare for young people who have completed the Program for Adolescent Life Management (PALM)

23 East Row, Canberra city , Canberra ACT 2601 Australia

Operating hours

9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wait time

No or N/A (typically no waiting times)

After hours support



Continuing Adolescent Life Management (CALM) Program provides up to three years of aftercare for young people who have completed the Program for Adolescent Life Management (PALM). Life coaching, mentoring, music, art and community connection are available. Counsellors are available from 9am – 5pm (Monday – Friday). This program also involves motivational interviewing, art therapy and other therapeutic supports through onsite and external facilitators.

Age range eligibility

Under 18


No referral required (i.e., can self-refer)

Medication/Intoxication exclusions

No exclusions, i.e. the a low threshold service able to see people whether they have used drugs or not, people can attend whilst on medication or going through withdrawal or while Opioid Management Therapy

Other exclusions


Use of drug testing

Drug testing not used or not applicable

Treatment type


Treatment duration

The program duration is variable, contact the service for more information

Delivery mode

Drop in, no appointment required
Phone support available
Face to face support available

Public transport support available


ACT and NSW residents

Accepts ACT residents
Accepts NSW residents

Cultural, diversity and vulnerable group capabilities

Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Family/children support and access

Information and/or education and support for families and/or carers is provided
Contact with family members and/or carers/children while in program

Phones permitted


Smoking permitted


Smoking cessation support available

NRT provided
Other smoking cessation support provided


No fees

Additional program services or support

Aftercare available
Access to mental health screening/assessments/support available
Additional supports available, contact service for more information
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