Youth Alcohol and Other Drugs Counsellor
Youth services

Youth Alcohol and Other Drugs Counsellor

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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.

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Services

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: betty.damianidou@samaritans.org.au

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