Good Hope Story

Good Hope Story

This is very likely one of the hardest stories I have ever given. I will take you back to the age of thirteen. This is where my addiction started even though it More »

WHOS Sunshine Coast Client reflection

WHOS Sunshine Coast Client reflection

I was born in Gladstone Qld on the 23/10/1979.  My mother and father separated when I was one year of age. Mum found a new boyfriend who was her partner til I More »

WHOS New Beginnings Client Story

WHOS New Beginnings Client Story

My life before I got to New Beginnings was very depressing. I was out of control in so many ways. I had recently moved back from Mt Isa and was in a More »

WHOS MTAR Client Story

WHOS MTAR Client Story

Prior to coming to WHOS MTAR my life was unmanageable to the extent where even going to the chemist to pick up my methadone was a struggle. I was stuck in a More »

WHOS Gunyah Client Story

WHOS Gunyah Client Story

I was surrounded by drugs from an early age. My father was addicted to drugs and there wasn’t many times I did not see him with a beer in hand or some More »

RTOD Client Male 35 years old – 110 mg Methadone

RTOD Client Male 35 years old – 110 mg Methadone

Before I thought about coming to WHOS RTOD I had done about 12 detox programs and thought every time I could stay clean myself. It took a long time to realize this More »

WHOS RTOD Client Female 35 years old – 130 mg Methadone

WHOS RTOD Client Female 35 years old – 130 mg Methadone

Life before WHOS RTOD was absolute hell for me. I have one sister who is alive and 2 brothers deceased. My father passed away last year and my mum is dying from More »

Hunter resident reflections

Hunter resident reflections

What it was like. At the age of 11 it was just natural to me that everyone used drugs, I thought nothing of it. I listened to everyone glorifying it so I More »

Sophie

Sophie

Hi, my name is Sophie and I am an alcoholic. I will be eternally grateful to the Therapeutic Community at Cyrenian House, my counsellor, my very wise sponsor,  my Higher Power, my More »

 

The Salvation Army – Townsville Recovery Services

Phone: (07) 4772 3607
Fax: (07) 4772 3174

4-36 John Melton Black Drive
GARBUTT QLD 4814

PO Box 239
GARBUTT EAST QLD 4814

Email: [email protected]
Web Address: www.salvos.org.au/recovery

 

Townsville Recovery Services is an alcohol, other drug and gambling treatment service operated by The Salvation Army which provides:

  • Withdrawal management: case managed detoxification from alcohol and other drugs (8 beds). The program is fully-funded and requires no cost of behalf of the client.
  • The Bridge Program: a residential alcohol, other drug and gambling treatment service for men and women aged 18 and over (44 beds). The Bridge Program is a recovery-orientated, residential treatment program, delivered in the context of a modified therapeutic community. It incorporates a range of interventions and recovery therapy models, including: one-on-one case management, cognitive behavioural therapy, 12-Step recovery, and motivational enhancement strategies. The Bridge Program incorporates spiritual support, recreational activities, health care, family involvement and vocational education and training.
  • Youth & Young Adults Recovery Outreach Service (YYAROS): an Assertive Community Outreach program funded by Queensland Government to provide psychosocial Interventions to 15 to 25 years olds using alcohol and other drugs.