Wait timeContact the service for more information
After hours supportNo
The Counselling and Treatment Service provides short, medium and long term counselling and a range of therapeutic groups to individuals. Counselling and psychotherapy support is for hazardous or harmful ATOD use as well as substance intoxication, substance abuse and substance disorders identified in the DSM-V-TR. Treatment for a range of psychosocial problems that result in or derive from presenting issues is also offered.
The Counselling and Treatment Service also provides the Youth Drug and Alcohol Program (YDAP). More information about this program is supplied in the other information tab.
Age range eligibilityUnder 18
18-25 year old
DocumentationNo referral required (i.e., can self-refer)
Other useful documentation: Photograph identification, Medicare card
Medication/Intoxication exclusionsNo 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
Use of drug testingDrug testing not used or not applicable
Treatment durationThe program duration is variable, contact the service for more information
Treatment goalHarm reduction
Delivery modeAppointment required
ACT and NSW residentsAccepts ACT residents
Cultural, diversity and vulnerable group capabilitiesLGBTIQA+
Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Disability accessAccessible toilets
Family/children support and accessInformation and/or education and support for families and/or carers is provided
Contact with family members and/or carers/children while in program
Other support and/or access program information: Provides alcohol, tobacco and other drug counselling and therapeutic groups for adults, young people, family members and carers
Smoking cessation support availableOther smoking cessation support provided
Additional program description
The Youth Drug and Alcohol Program (YDAP) is a tertiary service for young people aged 12 – 25 years with complex ATOD issues. This includes substance dependence, intra-venous substance use, poly drug use or co-occurring issues. The program provides face to face counselling, crisis intervention, information and support, advocacy, support for carers, families and friends and referrals.
Are you in crisis?
In an Emergency call 000. Additional crisis supports are available.Learn more
Are you from interstate?
The National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline automatically directs you to the Alcohol and Drug Information Service in your State or TerritoryLearn more