COVID-19 has changed the way SECADA is working. All our services are still available in accordance with hygiene, protective equipment and social distancing advice by the Chief Health Officer. As such, until further notice, our buildings are closed to the public but we are available by phone or video. If you would like to speak to us about yours or someone else’s use of alcohol and /or other substances please call 1800 14 25 36.
Our telephone line is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Please note that the last call of the day is taken at about 4:45pm.
For more information about the types of support available to you in relation to the pandemic, please go to our COVID-19 page.
SECADA can also provide assistance if you need:
SURe is focused on a holistic, recovery-oriented, family inclusive service for people with co-occuring substance use, mental health and other concerns. In addition to these services, they also provide information and access to other health related services in the region.
SURe in the south eastern region of Melbourne is a partnership between EACH Social & Community Health and Anglicare Victoria. Both the SURe Consortium and the SECADA Consortium provide all alcohol and other drugs programs for this region. For more information about SURe go to their website.
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