Dual Diagnosis Support

The Dual Diagnosis Team consists of experienced and qualified practitioners with experience in AOD, Mental Health and/or Dual Diagnosis.

We support people who have a mental health issue/s and a substance use issue.  The program offers people an integrated approach to management of both conditions.

Dual Diagnosis provides centre-based services  in Prahran, South Melbourne, St Kilda and Bentleigh and drop-in at Launch Housing (Southbank).

Individual appointments on an outreach basis will be considered if required.

The team takes a client-centred, harm-minimisation and recovery approach to working with people and can offer short and medium-term support , strategies to reduce substance use and improve wellbeing, referral to additional supports, including Star Health Psychiatry Clinic, for assessment and treatment recommendations and linkage to other generalist, AOD or Mental Health services.

The program also provides capacity building, information and education to internal and external staff.

 

Who is eligible?

Adults (16 years +) living in Port Phillip, Stonnington, Glen Eira, Kingston and Bayside, who experience a mental health issue and have a substance use issue. Clients do not require a formal Mental Health diagnosis.

Contact

Dual Diagnosis Clinic on 95251300 or email  DualDiagnosisClinic@starhealth.org.au

Dual Diagnosis Clinic