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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Katungul Aboriginal Corporation substance use services

 

Overview

The Katungul Aboriginal Corporation Community and Medical Service provides a range of alcohol and other drug use services to the Aboriginal community of the far south coast of New South Wales.

A registered Mental Health Nurse and Aboriginal Health Worker provide counselling and referral for alcohol and other drugs. In addition, a self-help program, Self Management and Recovery Training (SMART) is offered. SMART assists individuals recover from addictive behaviours including alcohol and other drugs, gambling, food and shopping. SMART teaches practical skills to help individuals deal with their problems enabling them to abstain and achieve a healthy lifestyle balance.

The SMART program is made up of four key components:

Abstract adapted from Katungul Aboriginal Corporation Community and Medical Services

Contacts

Katungul Aboriginal Corporation Community and Medical Service

Narooma Office:
26 Princes Highway
PO Box 296
Narooma NSW 2546
Phone: (02) 4476 2155
Fax: (02) 4476 1638
Email: katungul@acr.net.au

Bega Office:
116 Gipps Street
PO Box 422
Bega NSW 2550
Ph: (02) 6492 0532
Fax: (02) 6492 0526

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Last updated: 23 May 2014
 
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