Drug & Alcohol Services

Alcohol Tobacco & Other Drugs Cairns (ATODS)

Cairns Health Service District

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About Us

ATODS Cairns is a multidisciplinary team consisting of Administration Staff, Clinical Nurses, Program Officers, Allied Health Staff and Medical Officers. The Cairns Community Team covers from Edmonton to Palm Cove and operates from 8 Aplin Street, Cairns. Services provided include:- Free and confidential counselling and psychology services to anyone seeking help with alcohol and other drugs Assisting withdrawal of alcohol and drugs A home withdrawal service (conditions apply) Support groups Educational groups Therapeutic groups Nursing and medical assessments Withdrawal services to people in the watch house Psychological assessments Support to families affected by drug and alcohol addiction and cannabis diversion (a police mandated program). Specialist interventions include intensive treatment program specifically for inmates about to be released from prison (conditions apply) or people charged with major drug or alcohol offences related to their addiction.

Quick Facts About The Region

Alcohol Tobacco & Other Drugs Cairns (ATODS) is located in the suburb of Cairns City, the council of Cairns, the state electorate of Cairns and the federal electorate of Leichhardt.