The WRAD Centre seeks to provide comprehensive, holistic support and treatment to individuals and others affected by addictive behaviors and associated issues. The philosophy of harm minimisation underpins the delivery of all programs offered by WRAD.
More details on each of these programs is available from the WRAD Centre on 1300 009 723.
Addiction Medicine Training Programs
WRAD aims to strengthen the AOD capacity of the Victorian medical workforce by offering special training opportunities for GPs. WRAD is registered as a Special Skills Training Post for rural GP registrars.
Custodial Medicine Program
WRAD’s medical services offer support and medical care for people held in custody in Warrnambool.
Health Promotion Campaigns
WRAD promotes awareness campaigns such as National Drug Awareness Week, Rural Health Week, and, where possible, translates the theme locally into action.
WRAD provides a range of Quit Smoking information and offers Quit Smoking cessation programs.
The outreach arm of WRAD addresses client’s needs in their most private environment: their home. The program offers supported accommodation to help people with alcohol or other drug problems post treatment who may be at risk of homelessness, to achieve lasting change and assist their reintegration into community living.
Needle and syringe programs provide drug use consumables and safe needle disposals. Information, advice and referral services are also offered.