Specialist Addiction Clinics

Our specialist addiction clinics provide holistic client-centred assessment, management planning and/or short-term care for people affected by alcohol and other drug use or addictive behaviours (e.g. gambling). Face to face appointments can be attended at either our Statewide (Richmond) or Box Hill (Carrington Road) sites. Assessments can be organised via tele-health for those residing in rural or regional settings.

Addiction Medicine Clinic

The Addiction Medicine Clinic allows people across Victoria to access holistic, person-centred assessment and treatment of alcohol and other drug (AOD) use and addictive behaviours (e.g. gambling). This includes assessment and management of pharmaceutical drug concerns (e.g. opioid dependence in the setting of chronic pain and prescription opioid misuse).

We offer assessments with addiction medicine specialists and registrars, who can provide support with treatment, harm reduction, care planning and referral to additional services.

Suitable for

Clients requiring assessment, diagnostic clarification and management planning for AOD use or other addictive behaviours (e.g. gambling). Assessments provided are non-urgent, one hour outpatient assessments.

Locations

Church Street, Richmond

Address: 110 Church Street Richmond

Opening Hours: Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

Phone: (03) 8413 8444

More information

 

Carrington Road, Box Hill

Address: Ground Floor, 43 Carrington Road, Box Hill, VIC, 3128

Opening Hours: Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

Phone: (03) 9843 1288 – reception or 1800 778 278 – central intake team

More information

Referral requirements

GP referral required. GPs are advised to download the referral form (PDF 320.39 KB) and return this to the fax/email number provided.

Program duration

One-off assessment, in some instances short-term shared care may be offered to support clients.

Waiting period

Varies depending on volume of requests. Referrers will be advised if waiting periods are expected to be over one month.

Cost

Free

Addiction Psychiatry Clinic

The Addiction Psychiatry Clinic allows people across Victoria experiencing co-occurring mental health and addiction issues to access holistic, person-centred care. We offer assessments with addiction psychiatrists and registrars who can provide support with care planning, mental health treatment, and strategies to manage substance use, education around mental health and substance use and referral to additional services.

Suitable for

Clients requiring assessment, diagnostic clarification and management planning for co-occurring mental health concerns and addiction.

Assessments provided are non-urgent outpatient assessments, conducted over one to two one-hour sessions (i.e. continuing care is not provided).

Locations 

Church Street, Richmond

Address: 110 Church Street, Richmond

Opening Hours: Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

Phone: (03) 8413 8444

More information

Carrington Road, Box Hill

Address: Ground Floor, 43 Carrington Road, Box Hill, VIC, 3128

Opening Hours: Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm

Phone: (03) 9843 1288 – reception or 1800 778 278 – central intake team  

More information

Referral requirements

GP referral required. GPs are advised to download the referral form (PDF 320.39 KB) and return this to the fax/email number provided.

Program duration

One-off psychiatric assessment, with potential capacity for a review within 12 months.

Waiting period

Varies depending on volume of requests. Referrers will be advised if waiting periods are expected to be over one month.

Cost

Free