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    Where can I get help for drug addiction?

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    Belinda Chelius

    Counsellor, Social Worker

    I am a skilled, dedicated, culturally sensitive and passionate Senior Social Work Clinician, practicing in the field of complex mental health and substance misuse (Dual-Diagnosis) … View Profile

    If you live in QLD, I can refer you to some very reputable agencies and clinicians in private practice, who deal with substance misuse and mental health related concerns.
     Long-term, consistent engagement in individual counselling and/or recovery group work, is crucial to recovery, so finding a service that fits with you and your needs are vital. A service/practitioner that has a client-directed focus works well, as you can express you needs; goals and treatment approach you feel, might fit best with your values.
    Australia operates under a harm- minimization drug strategy, which focuses on reducing harms associated with drug/alcohol misuse. Part of your treatment goals can include abstinence in the long run.
     
     

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