Drug Health

Western Sydney Local Health District

Drug health

The Drug Health Network provides care in the management of alcohol and drug problems for individuals, families and community organisations in Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD).

The Network’s priorities are to provide equitable services to all members of the community including marginalised groups, and provide access to all levels of service from population-based strategies designed to prevent substance abuse in the first instance, to outpatient individual and group programs, and inpatient detoxification services to help those with severe dependence issues.

Our Services

The Drug and Alcohol Network provides a range of services including:

  • inpatients and outpatient detoxification treatment
  • opioid treatment services
  • abstinence maintenance services
  • hepatitis C screening and treatment
  • alcohol clinic
  • specialist psychology services
  • community counselling
  • Magistrates Early Referral Into Treatment (MERIT) Program
  • Adult Drug Court
  • adolescent services
  • pharmacy liaison
  • drug use in pregnancy services
  • child and family health services and population health services

The Network also supports the Children’s Hospital Westmead to care for children of clients attending services within the District.

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