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Free and supportive non-residential alcohol and drug support in Lithgow for young people aged 12-24

Ready to make a change?

Lives Lived Well provides alcohol and drug counselling for people aged 12-24 through our Dianella Day Program for Young People.

Sometimes we use alcohol or drugs to deal with problems and feelings. If you think you or someone you know has an issue with alcohol or drugs the first step to getting help is talking to one of our counsellors.

Flexible support that fits in with your schooling

No need to pack your bags! Through our Dianella Day Program for Young People, you will receive a similar level of treatment as you would in a residential setting, without having to live in or stay overnight. Simply come along each day and work through the program with our qualified and experienced facilitators.

Our alcohol and drug support includes:

  • group programs
  • individual counselling and case management
  • access to a chill out space to drop in to
  • education and information
  • practical tools and strategies
  • health, nutrition and life skills
  • wellbeing and mindfulness
  • referrals and access to ongoing support in
    the community.

Prioritised care

The Dianella Day Program for Young People places an emphasis on providing prioritised care for Aboriginal young people, young people connected with the Justice System and young people living in rural and remote locations.

Do I need a referral?

No, if you or someone you know has an alcohol or drug problem, you can call us today for a confidential chat or book an appointment.

We also take referrals from:

  • Family members
  • GPs and other healthcare professionals
  • Community organisations
  • Youth workers
  • Mental health services
  • Corrective services.
Is there a cost?

No, our services are provided free of charge.

Where are we located?

You can find our temporary office at 11 Enfield Ave, Lithgow. We also offer outreach support to surrounding areas.

How do I access the program

Call us on 1300 727 957 for a confidential chat or self-refer via the form here.

Find Lives Lived Well

Lives Lived Well recognises Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the original inhabitants of the land now known as Australia and their continuing connection to land, air and sea. We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands across which we work and live, and pay our respects to elders, past and present.

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 judgement or discrimination.

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