DRUG & ALCOHOL

General Information

The WAMS Program Team provide Primary Health Care and opportunistic health screening to towns within the Walgett Shire and other remote locations. One of the main focuses of the Program Team is to provide health promotion activities which are implemented into the community to increase awareness on various health issues.

Drugs & Alcohol

The WAMS Drug & Alcohol Team offers assistance to individuals in finding ways of dealing with their addiction, by way of counselling, being admitted into a rehabilitation centre or by having someone there to support them whilst they undertake rehabilitation. The team also provides emotional support to families.

Counselling and educational sessions are available to individuals, groups and agencies. Pamphlets and promotional materials are available on loan.

The Drug & Alcohol team are located in the Shop Front at 37 – 47 Wee Waa St. You can contact them on 6820 3777 or 6820 3760.

Links

Resources

Resources available through Australia Drug Foundation related to Crystal Methamphetamine Resources available through Australia Drug Foundation related to Crystal Methamphetamine (345 KB)

Maayu Mali - Information Pack Maayu Mali - Information Pack (885 KB)

Review of illicit drug use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people Review of illicit drug use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people (697 KB)

Programs

37 – 47 Wee Waa St

Administration

33 Wee Waa St

Clinic

37 Pitt St

Dental

Dundas St

Goonimoo

Lot 1 Dundas St

Programs

37 – 47 Wee Waa St

Accommodation

Dundas Street

Chronic Disease

29 Wee Waa St

Community Garden

Corner of Arthur and Duff Streets