Matrix Day Program

The Matrix Program is an intensive outreach program delivered as a structured treatment experience for clients with stimulant use and other drug disorders.

Operating hours

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Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wait time

Contact the service for more information

After hours support

No

Intake Phone Number

(02) 6185 1300

Description

The Matrix Program is an Intensive Outreach Program. It is a structured treatment experience for clients with stimulant use and other drug disorders. The program specifically addresses the issues relevant to clients who are dependent on stimulant drugs, particularly methamphetamine, cocaine, as well as other substances.  The keys to the success of Matrix are abstinence, improved social connection, and sustained commitment to recovery. The program integrates a Lived Experience Peer Mentor and experienced AOD (Alcohol and Other Drug) Counsellor with considerable metrics to ensure the program achieves optimal outcomes for those who complete the program.

The program integrates 12 step / mutual self-help programs, individual counselling, and weekly scheduling to ensure clients continue to remain on track. The program has 32 session topics over a 16-week period

Age range eligibility

Under 18
18-25 year old
26 +

Documentation

No referral required (i.e., can self-refer)
Referral from GP
Referral other: Referrals can be received from Uniting, DCJ, CYPS, and other AOD and community services.

Medication/Intoxication exclusions

Details on accessing when intoxicated:

Other exclusions

N/A

Harm reduction initiatives

Provide peer interventions

Treatment duration

The average program duration is 16 weeks

Treatment goal

Behaviour change

Delivery mode

Appointment required

ACT and NSW residents

Accepts ACT residents
Accepts NSW residents

Disability access

Accessible toilets
Accessible doorways
Accessible parking

Phones permitted

N/A

Smoking permitted

N/A

Fees

No fees

Additional program description

For further information on the Matrix Day Program, please refer to Karralika’s website at, www.karralika.org.au/our-services/ or contact one of the team on (02) 6185 1300 for a confidential discussion.

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Hotline

National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline

1800 250 015

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