WRAD HEALTH, formerly the Western Region Alcohol and Drug Centre, is a community-based alcohol and drug service that has delivered treatment and care to our community for more than 35 years.
WRAD HEALTH is a community-based alcohol and drug service that has delivered treatment and care to our community for more than 30 years.
Our focus is on the health of the individual and family and work under a harm minimisation and recovery focused framework to help individuals meet the goals they have set for themselves using evidenced based skills and techniques.
WRAD HEALTH delivers a broad range of medical and mental health treatments via its medical practice as well as a successful pharmacotherapy program. WRAD HEALTH is here to support our community and your health is our priority.
WRAD HEALTH offers a number of options designed to reduce the harm of drug use to the user and society.
The following programs are among the core service functions offered by WRAD HEALTH. They follow WRAD HEALTH’s core principles of harm minimisation which recognises that people in our society use both licit and illicit drugs, and that drugs can be used in ways that are more or less harmful to individuals, families and society.
Ruby Hunter welcomed as WRAD Health Patron
14th Sep 2023
The late Ruby Hunter will be honoured as a Patron of WRAD Health. Following discussions with her family, WRAD Health today announced that it was proud to welcome Ruby Hunter as a Patron of the centre that provides health related services in South West Victoria. Ruby is WRAD Health’s third patron, joining her long-time partner…
WRAD Health highlights overdose risks
28th Aug 2023
WRAD Health is launching a new campaign to stop accidental overdose deaths with concerns rising about the impacts of prescription drugs. The WRAD Health building in Merri Street will turn purple on August 31 to recognise International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) and remember without stigma those who have died or become permanently injured due to…
Pride in Your Health Conference to address challenges
01st Jun 2023
A conference in Warrnambool on June 21 is designed to uplift, educate and advocate for a healthier future for LGBTIQA+ communities. The Pride In Your Health: LGBTIQA+ Diversity and Inclusion Conference will be held at the Deakin Warrnambool Campus to celebrate diversity and address the unique health challenges faced by the rainbow communities. It will…
WRAD HEALTH’s vision is to advance the health and wellbeing of those in the South Western Region of Victoria affected by addictive behaviours and to promote optimal enjoyment of life.
WRAD HEALTH seeks to provide comprehensive, holistic support and treatment to individuals and others affected by addictive behaviors and associated issues.
Emergency call 000
For medical issues call South West Healthcare 55 631666
For mental health issues call SWH emergency dep't 55 631 666 or 1800 808 284
For drug and alcohol issues call Directline 1800 888 236
For Lifeline call 13 11 14
Or click on the links below for help.