Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2008 Week 1 Hansard (14 February) . . Page.. 334..
� Assessment is not possible due to the client's mental health status
� Treatment is not possible due to the client's mental health status
� The client's primary drug of concern is alcohol or other licit substances
� No reported AOD use concerns determined in the assessment process.
(3) The treatment options and AOD services within the ACT that the Diversion Services refer clients to are:
� Withdrawal support - ACT Health's Alcohol and Drug Program (ADP); DIRECTIONS ACT's Arcadia House; Ted Noffs Foundation
� Pharmacotherapy- ADP Opioid Treatment Service; The Opiate Program (TOP) under the Division of General Practice; Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service (Winnunga)
� Medical Services - ADP; Winnunga; TOP
� Education/therapeutic groups - ADP; DIRECTIONS ACT; Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADFACT); Salvation Army's Oasis Bridge Program; Winnunga; Gugan Gulwan Youth Aboriginal Corporation (Gugan); Women's Information, Referral, and Education on Drugs and Dependence (WIREDD); Ted Noffs Foundation
� Counselling Services - ADP; DIRECTIONS ACT; Salvation Army's Oasis Bridge Program; Winnunga; Gugan; WIREDD; Ted Noffs Foundation
� Case management - ADP; DIRECTIONS ACT; Salvation Army's Oasis Bridge Program; Winnunga; Gugan; WIREDD; Canberra Alliance for Harm Minimisation and Advocacy (CAHMA)
� Residential rehabilitation programs - Salvation Army's Canberra Recovery Service (CRS); ADFACT's Karralika Therapeutic Community; Ted Noffs Foundation.
� Diversion services also refer clients to interstate rehabilitation services for treatment options not provided within the ACT. These include shorter-term rehabilitation programs, rehabilitation programs that accommodate clients on prescribed pharmacotherapies, gender specific programs and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific programs. Referral to interstate residential services is often a client preference.
(4) The following information details the number of referrals made to each ACT AOD treatment service as detailed in Question 3.
Police Early Diversion - PED
Note: PED clients may be referred for a number of different types of treatment; therefore, the number of clients referred for treatment may not equal the total number of treatment episodes provided by agencies.
1 January -
31 December 2002
� 1 did not attend
ACT Health ADP - 13
1 January -
31 December 2003
� 1 did not attend assessment
� 2 did not comply with treatment
ACT Health's ADP - 15
Toora WIREDD - 1
1 January -
31 December 2004
� 5 clients did not attend assessment
� 7 clients did not comply with treatment requirements
� 1 client by request was referred back to the AFP to be issued with a Simple Cannabis Offence Notice
ACT Health's ADP - 46
Salvation Army's Oasis Bridge - 8
Directions ACT - 1
Directions ACT's Arcadia House - 1