Service Details

How our AOD service can help you;

Our AOD team are here to provide encouragement, guidance and therapeutic support that can give you the help you may need to reduce or stop your use of substances, alcohol or other drugs. Our team understand the impact that problematic behaviours can have on your life and the lives of your family and friends.

Our team can also provide educational support and a different point of view to family members and friends of people who are misusing alcohol or other drugs.


The AOD team can work with you to;

  • Reduce or stop your use of alcohol and /or other drugs by helping you to develop coping methods for withdrawal and recovery that work for you.
  • Live a healthier, safer life by helping you to connect to community services who can assist with improving you physical health, housing situation, social life, finances and self-care.
  • Build a support network by helping you to make peer connections to provide ongoing support
  • Increase your social emotional and physical wellbeing by helping you to recognise your individual strengths which you can use to achieve your personal goals.

How do I access this service?

You can complete an online self-referral form or speak to your doctor about accessing this service through Country & Outback Health and they will complete a referral on your behalf.

How much does this service cost?

This is a FREE service, made possible by funding and support from Country SA PHN (CSAPHN)


Where is this service available?

Appointments with the AOD team can be at one of our offices, at your home, over the telephone or somewhere else in the community that you feel safe – the library or coffee shop for example

Face to face appointments available at:

  • Port Augusta
  • Port Pirie
  • Yorke Peninsula

Telehealth appointments available in:

  • Whyalla