Drug & Alcohol Services

Drug and Alcohol Youth Service (DAYS) - Youth Detention service

Mission Australia


1800 005 579



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About Us

Mission Australia's Drug and Alcohol Youth Service (DAYS) provide young people and their families access to a comprehensive range of free and confidential alcohol and other drug services. The youth detention counsellor program provides individual counselling and referrals to young people between 12-18 years in Banksia Hill Detention Centre, as well as Assessment and Care-plan support for the wider DAYS (Drug and Alcohol Youth Service) case-management program. The primary goal of this program is to reduce the harm and risk associated with alcohol and other drugs.

DAYS programs include:

  • Comprehensive assessment
  • Case management
  • Individual counselling
  • Medical assessment and review
  • Clinical Psychology services
  • Group programs
  • Mentoring and outreach
  • Opiate and alcohol pharmacotherapy
  • Parent and family counselling
  • Alternate therapies (including music, art and reiki)
  • Aboriginal mentoring