Inpatient Withdrawal Unit
Provides up to 7 days of medicated residential inpatient support for people experiencing withdrawal from AOD.
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After hours supportYes
The Inpatient Withdrawal Unit program provides up to 7 days of medicated inpatient support for people experiencing withdrawal from AOD. Therapeutic support, referrals, follow-up specialist services and a psychosocial group program is provided including relapse prevention groups. Recovery planning is supported, and a 2 week follow up phone call is made after discharge. Social Work support is available during the admission as well as support from a Nicotine Replacement Therapy Clinician. Therapeutic groups are held daily as well as supervised therapeutic walks. Attendance at AA/NA meetings are encouraged.
Age range eligibility18-25 year old
DocumentationNo referral required (i.e., can self-refer)
Referral from GP
Medication/Intoxication exclusionsDetails on other medication/intoxication exclusions: Can access when intoxicated; however a medical assessment is required prior to admission if high level of intoxication
Use of drug testingDrug testing is conducted as part of treatment
Treatment typeWithdrawal management (detoxification)
Treatment durationThe average program duration is 1 weeks
Reduce ATOD use
Gain control over drug use
Delivery modePhone support available
Face to face support available
Initial assessment: Initial assessment is required
Public transport support available
ACT and NSW residentsAccepts ACT residents
Accepts NSW residents
Cultural, diversity and vulnerable group capabilitiesLGBTIQA+
Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Disability accessAccessible toilets
Smoking cessation support availableNRT provided
Other smoking cessation support provided
Additional program services or supportHepatitis screening/treatment/vaccinations available
STI screening/treatment/vaccinations available
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