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Have a drugs, alcohol or mental health concern?  We can help. Call 1300 727 957 for inquiries.

Lives Lived Well provides support for people in Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia who are being impacted by alcohol or drugs or problems with mental health. We aim to take a holistic, compassionate and harm minimisation approach to help people live their lives well. Our community supports are free to access, and we also provide low-cost live-in services. Read more about our story.

If you’re concerned about the role that drugs or alcohol play in your life, or the lives of your loved ones, call us on 1300 727 957 to learn more about our services and what would be right for you.

Alcohol and other drug counselling

Free alcohol or drug counselling is provided across Queensland and New South Wales and free over-the-phone counselling is offered during office hours. Find a service near you.

We provide alcohol and other drug counselling and support for adults, day group programs, support for young people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities, families, and support for people with mental health concerns. You can view all our services here.

Live-in and recover

If drugs or alcohol are having a serious impact, you may want to consider live-in rehabilitation at one of our seven rehabilitation centres: Logan House (Chambers Flat, QLD), Mirikai (West Burleigh, QLD), Shanty Creek (Mareeba, QLD), Wunya (Caboolture, QLD), Binbi Yadubay (Rockhampton, QLD), Wyla (Orange, NSW), Elouera (Orange, NSW) or Watershed (Wollongong, NSW). We also offer Logan Family Recovery Units (Chambers Flat, QLD) and Rockhampton Family Recovery Units (Rockhampton, QLD) for families, and Wyla Withdrawal Unit (Orange, NSW) and Rockhampton Withdrawal (Rockhampton, QLD) for medical detox.

Mental health and medical services

We proudly lead headspace Southport and headspace Upper Coomera for young people, NewAccess in the Darling Downs, West Moreton, and Western Queensland regions, and the Lives Lived Well Specialist Centre at Burleigh Heads. We also have our Lighthouse service, which supports young people with severe and/or complex mental health at Southport. Coming 1 July 2023, we will offer a Northern Adelaide Children and Family Mental Health Service.

Coming Soon – Northern Adelaide Family and Child Focused Mental Health Service

Coming 1 July 2023, we are pleased to be offering a free integrated mental health and wellbeing supports and services to families and their children, aged 0-11 years (including perinatal services), based in Northern Adelaide. Read more about this service here.

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“Lives Lived Well celebrates diversity within our communities and welcomes all people through our door for support, without judgment or discrimination. We work with people, irrespective of their ethnicity, lifestyle choice, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex variance, abilities, religious or cultural backgrounds or health or financial status. Everyone has the right to live well, with dignity and respect.”

– our commitment to inclusivity

“I’m building a stable life, I’m enjoying time with my child. I’ll always be grateful to have had such caring support and have wonderful people have faith in me.”

– Anonymous client of Logan House, via Care Opinion

“I found that I learnt a lot about addiction and some of the psychology behind my abuse of alcohol. I also learnt a great deal more about myself and it was a substantially eye-opening experience.”

– Anonymous client of Logan House, via Care Opinion

Last financial year we supported more than 19,000 people through services and programs in Queensland and New South Wales

“I am free from the obsession and compulsion. I have had to face some hurdles since being in recovery, not everything has been easy, but I always have support since engaging with the services provided through Lives Lived Well…”

– Anonymous client of Mirikai, via Care Opinion

Our residential services provided almost 35,000 bed nights across Queensland and New South Wales last financial year

“I cannot thank you enough for the support you have given me, my family and my child. I have seen my child struggle through the first four months in rehabilitation, to wanting to participate and strive to be the wonderful person my child was put here to be.”

– Anonymous client of Mirikai, via Care Opinion

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Lives Lived Well acknowledges the peoples of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia, respecting their continuing connection to land, culture and community. We pay our respects to elders past, present and future. 

Lives Lived Well celebrates diversity and is committed to providing inclusive services and workplaces. Everyone has the right to live well, with dignity and respect. We offer support to all people without judgment or discrimination.