Drug and Alcohol services

In an emergency call triple zero (000) or go to the closest emergency department, where they may refer you to the drug and alcohol service and/or mental health service.

 

General enquiries 4394 4880 - Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm

Drug and Alcohol services aim to reduce the harm associated with problematic alcohol and other drug use on individuals, their families and the communities of the Central Coast.

PDF Document Drug and Alcohol Service (272 KB)

PDF Document Drug and Alcohol Services Directory - includes Central Coast and NSW (189 KB)

Services are located at Gosford and Wyong hospitals with community based counselling teams at community health centres across the Central Coast. 

Services are available to people aged 18 years and over with the exception of the cannabis clinic that provides services for people aged 16 years and over. 

Inpatient services are located at Wyong Hospital in Maruma-li, the Withdrawal Management Unit. Referrals are accepted state-wide.

Care is provided by a range of health professionals including psychologists, doctors, nurses, social workers and Aboriginal specialists.

Access to Drug and Alcohol services

Drug and Alcohol Access Line 4394 4880 - Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm

Contact the Access Line for information and advice regarding alcohol and other drugs, and/or referral to Drug and Alcohol services such as:

PDF Document Maruma-li inpatient Withdrawal Management Services (493 KB)

PDF Document counselling services (157 KB)

- opioid treatment program (methadone and suboxone)

- Aboriginal consultancy services

Central Coast Cannabis Clinic 4394 7999 - Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm

Contact the Cannabis Clinic to access counselling services, information and advice about cannabis use.

PDF Document Cannabis clinic brochure (228 KB)

NSW 24 hour Drug and Alcohol advice

24 hour advice, information and referral service

1800 422 599 (toll free)

External page link Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS) is a 24 hour, 7 day a week confidential telephone service, offering information, advice, referral and crisis counselling for people with problems related to drugs and alcohol. ADIS has an extensive database of treatment agencies across NSW.

Drug and Alcohol rehabilitation services - non-government

Dooralong Transformation Centre (formerly Selah Farm/Lake Macquarie Recovery Centre)

1467 Dooralong Road, Dooralong NSW 2259

Contact intake/facility on: 4355 8000

Kamira

Hamlyn Terrace NSW 2259

Contact 4392 1341

External page link Kamira

The Glen

Church Rd, Chittaway Point NSW 2261

Contact 4388 6360

External page link The Glen

Useful links

External page link National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre

External page link NHMRC Alcohol guidelines

External page link Drug Info @ Your Local Library

External page link Hepatitis NSW

External page link Your Room – Drug and Alcohol information

External page link Harm minimisation

Mental Health line 1800 011 511

If you, or someone you know, need help with a mental health problem call the Mental Health Line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.