A range of intervention programs are available in metropolitan and regional Magistrates Courts. These programs provide opportunities for people apprehended or charged with criminal offences who may benefit from referral to specialist alcohol and other drug treatment services.
The programs are provided to assist in addressing illicit drug misuse problems. The range of programs is provided relative to the seriousness of the current offences, the extent of illicit drug use and the circumstances of individual participants.
Pre-sentence Opportunity Program (POP)
Indigenous Diversion Program (IDP)
Supervised Treatment Intervention Regime (STIR)
For further information:
Mental Health Commission
Phone: 6553 0600
Alcohol and Drug Support Line
Phone: 9442 5000
Country Callers: 1800 198 024
Last updated: 5-Aug-2016
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