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Youth Coalition of the ACT 2014-15 Annual Report: Comorbidity Bus Tours

Comorbidity Bus Tours

The Youth Coalition continues to facilitate the Comorbidity Bus Tour project, with the Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Association ACT (ATODA) and the Mental Health Community Coalition (MHCC). The Comorbidity Bus Tour visits a variety of services in the ACT from the alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD), mental health (MH) and youth sectors. The aim of the bus tour is to increase the capacity of frontline workers to support people experiencing co-occurring ATOD and MH issues (comorbidity). There are three tours as part of the project (Tour A, B & C) with each tour visiting different services.

Services visited on Tour A:

  • Karralika Therapeutic Community, Karralika Programs Inc.
  • DIRECTIONS ACT
  • Adult Mental Health Inpatient Unit, Mental Health Services
  • Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team (CATT), Mental Health Services
  • Opioid Treatment Service, Alcohol and Drug Services
  • Withdrawal Unit, Alcohol and Drug Services
  • Canberra Recovery Services, Salvation Army
  • Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service
  • Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Association ACT (ATODA)

Services visited on Tour B:

  • Brian Hennessy Rehabilitation Centre, Mental Health Services
  • Arcadia House, DIRECTIONS ACT
  • Calvary Inpatient Unit (Ward 2N), Calvary Hospital
  • Lesley's Place, Toora Women Inc.
  • Step Up Step Down Program, Mental Illness Fellowship Victoria
  • Alcohol and Drug Services, Health Directorate
  • Canberra Alliance for Harm Minimimsation and Advocacy (CAHMA)
  • The Connection
  • ACT Mental Health Consumer Network
  • Mental Health Community Coalition ACT
  • CAN Program, Richmond Fellowship of the ACT
  • The Rainbow, Mental Health Foundation

Services visited on Tour C:

  • Youth Coalition of the ACT
  • PALM Program, Ted Noffs Foundation
  • STEPS, CatholicCare Canberra and Goulburn
  • headspace ACT
  • Youth Step Up Step Down Program, Mental Illness Fellowship Victoria
  • Gugan Gulwan Youth Aboriginal Corporation
  • Sobering Up Shelter, CatholicCare Canberra and Goulburn
  • Court Alcohol and Drug Assessment Service (CADAS), Alcohol and Drug Services
  • Needle and Syringe Vending Machine
  • CALM Program, Ted Noffs Foundation
  • Junction Youth Health Service, Anglicare ACT

 

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