Youth Alcohol and Other Drugs Counsellor
Youth services

Youth Alcohol and Other Drugs Counsellor

Make enquiry

The Youth Alcohol and Other Drug Counsellor supports young people in the Hunter region who are impacted by drugs and/or alcohol use. The primary focus is to provide person-centred therapeutic support to address the adverse effects that are being caused to young people’s lives as a result of the use of alcohol or other drugs.

Pexels polina zimmerman 3958437


The Youth AOD Counsellor offers support:

  • Through individual counselling sessions (up to 10 sessions)
  • Harm reduction strategies
  • Relapse management techniques
  • Coping skills training
  • Behaviour changing interventions
  • Establishment of healthier lifestyles
  • Family therapy and supports

Who we assist

The Youth AOD counselling program is a free service to support young people who:

  • Are aged 12-25 seeking support to address their drug and/or alcohol use.
  • Live in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens, Cessnock, Maitland or Dungog.

Contact us

Betty Damiandou, Samaritans Youth AOD Counsellor

Phone: 0439 664 813

Email: [email protected]

Get in touch with one of our counsellors
Make enquiry

Related services