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Frankston and Mornington Drug and Alcohol Service (FaMDAS)

Locations

Frankston Integrated Health Centre
Hastings Road
Frankston VIC 3199
Melways Reference: 100A G11

Hastings Community Health
185 High Street
Hastings VIC 3915
Melways Reference: 154 F11

Rosebud Community Health
38 Braidwood Avenue
Rosebud VIC 3939
Melways Reference: 169 K2

Contact

ACCESS on 1300 665 781 or Fax 03 9784 2309

About FaMDAS

Peninsula Heath is the lead consortium member for the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula Drug and Alcohol Services (FaMDAS). FaMDAS are the central intake point for Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) services across Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula. FaMDAS provides AOD treatment that is tailored to meet individual client needs and preferences. By developing a treatment plan that identifies a person’s broader health and support needs as well as their AOD treatment needs, clients are supported to access other services such as mental health, accommodation, employment and life skill service providers.

FaMDAS Services

Non-residential Withdrawal: we can assist you to you manage your withdrawal symptoms if you want to cut down or stop using AOD. We can work with your own or another GP to assist you with accessing medications to reduce symptoms of withdrawal. FaMDAS does not provide nor offer residential withdrawal or rehabilitation, but we can assist you with a referral to such a service if appropriate or requested.

Counselling: for a range of issues related to a person’s AOD use. Counselling can be individual or family-inclusive. FaMDAS counsellors can talk with you about using more safely, cutting down or stopping completely. FaMDAS provides services for people who have been court-ordered, are on correctional orders or need support with legal issues regarding their AOD use.

Care Coordination: facilitate seamless and integrated treatment pathways for complex clients. By playing a critical role in your journey  through the AOD service they will work with both internal and external providers to ensure there is a smooth transtition and to help you remain on your treatment plan.  They work primarily to help clients achieve outcomes that will sustain positive, ongoing behaviour change and improve quality of life.