The Discovery Program supports participants and their families to address problematic alcohol and other drug use, including ice (methamphetamine). The program runs a series of activities and groups to assist participants to change their behaviours and gain skills to help reduce or cease problematic alcohol or other drug use. Participants are supported in establishing healthier relationships and lifestyles. The program consists of three phases:
- assessment of program eligibility
- allocation of dedicated worker
- development of treatment and support plans.
- 5 week non-residential day rehabilitation program
- cognitive and behavioural therapies
- case planning
- enhancing individual’s motivation to change
- life and self-management skills
- transitional planning.
- ongoing referral and support.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapies and psycho- education
harm reduction strategies
Group Therapy sessions
completed a current AOD Initial Self Screener and Comprehensive Assessment
willing and able to participate in a 5 week group program, Monday to Friday
committed to reducing substance misuse and able to participate in program activities
stable housing (i.e. housing that permits them to be able to maintain their attendance).
Email or fax current AOD Initial Self Screener and Comprehensive Assessment. Acknowledgment receipts are emailed or faxed to referrer (see contact information below).Initial contact with Intake is recommended to ensure appropriateness of referral. Participants cannot attend the program if substance affected and unable to engage in the program activities or are a risk to other participants. Detox can be arranged prior to program commencement.
Our main program operates from Anglicare which is located opposite Werribee train and bus stations at 2 Market Rd, Werribee. We will also run some programs in Melton, please contact us for details.
2 Market Road
Werribee VIC 3030
Phone: (03) 9731 2500