Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Services

As the largest provider of Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) non-residential services in the Bayside region, the AOD Program at Star Health is committed to providing timely consumer and community focussed support through the provision of individualised AOD treatment planning and working with the local community to reduce harms and to improve the health of people who use substances.

About Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Services

What we can offer you:

  • Intake, assessment and an individualised AOD treatment plan
  • Referral to AOD services throughout Victoria (residential and non-residential)
  • Advice, information, and education around AOD use
  • Alcohol and Other Drug Counselling, Harm Reduction, Assessment and Referral
  • Specialised AOD Counselling
  • Support and/or specialised counselling for family members and significant others
  • Group support
  • Care coordination and outreach services
  • Home based withdrawal services
  • Advocacy and support to navigate the AOD treatment system

To find out more about the needle and syringe program and projects working with the local community, please see: MhOS

How do I Access the AOD Program?

The AOD Program is open to:

  • Consumers over 16 years of age
  • Consumers who reside in the Bayside region who are seeking support around AOD issues
  • Family members and/or significant others of people with an AOD issue

Services are available in South Melbourne, Prahran, St Kilda and Bentleigh.

How much will it cost?

The AOD Program provides free services.

Additional Online Resources

Time to Change – Our Alcohol & Other Drugs (AOD) program.

Dual Diagnosis Clinic – For those experiencing both mental health and substance misuse issues.

We have put together a list of helpful AOD online resources including:

  • Helplines, online counselling & service directories
  • Women’s, babies and pregnancy AOD services
  • LGBTQI AOD services
  • Mental Health/AOD & Personality Disorder Services
  • Young people’s AOD services
  • Prisoners and others involved in the criminal justice system
  • Alcohol and Other Drug Facts
  • Harm reduction
  • Alcohol and Other Drug Counselling, residential treatment & other services
  • Health and Human Services Information
  • Careers in AOD

View Online Resources


Contact BayAODS

BayAODS (Bayside Alcohol and Other Drugs Services) is the central access point, operated by Star Health for all AOD services located in; City of Glen Eira, City of Stonington, City of Port Phillip, City of Kingston, City of Bayside. Phone:  1800 229 263 or 03 9690 9778 Website: http://baysidealcoholanddrugservices.org.au/ Email: baods@starhealth.org.au