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Ballan District Health & Care offers an alcohol and other drug use service – The Ballarat Goldfields Brief Intervention Program.

Ballarat Goldfields Brief Intervention Program

The Ballarat Goldfields Brief Intervention Program is provided at Ballan District Health & Care by UnitingCare. The service can provide up to five brief intervention counselling sessions to each client. The sessions offer psychological and information-based support and can make referrals to other services.

This service is available free of charge.

Uniting Care

UnitingCare is an alcohol and other drug treatment service. The program is available to anyone facing new or long-term substance use problems and is also available to those affected by someone else’s substance use.

The next steps

If you are interested in the program, please ask your GP or your healthcare worker about a referral. Please call (03) 5366 7999 to make an appointment to see a doctor or one of our other healthcare workers about getting a referral to this service.