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 »

 

Cyrenian House

Cyrenian House

Phone: (08) 9328-9200
PO Box 149
NORTHBRIDGE WA 6865
Web Address: 
www.cyrenianhouse.com

Cyrenian House is a not-for-profit non-government organisation that has been operating within the alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector since 1981. As one of the leading AOD treatment services in WA, we have consistently demonstrated our capacity to deliver professional and effective treatment services.

We draw on a wide range of approaches including the Therapeutic Community Model, 12 Step recovery models, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Systems Theory, Psychodynamic Theory, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Social Learning Theory. A wide range of programs, both residential and non-residential, provide treatment options to suit individual needs.

The organisation has a strong record of excellence in service delivery and quality improvement, including direct experience in delivering culturally secure services to Aboriginal individuals and families impacted by substance use.

The Cyrenian House has two Therapeutic Communities located both north and south of Perth.

The Rick Hammersley Centre TC, is located approximately 30 mins north of Perth, on 32 acres of natural bushland and comprises two programs: The Mixed Gender Program caters for up to 50 adults with a balance of male and female residents.  Six priority beds are held for Aboriginal people seeking residential treatment. •    The Saranna Program offers treatment to mothers with young dependent children.  These families form an integral part of the TC living in self-contained cottages and engaging in a daily program of recovery which facilitates family re-unification and strengthening.

Serenity Lodge TC is located approximately 45 minutes from Perth and has been providing treatment services to the Western Australian community since 1977.Serenity Lodge TC offers a four-stage residential Therapeutic Community program to assist people affected by alcohol and other drug use problems. Serenity Lodge caters for male and female residents over the age of 18 years of age and has a bed capacity of 34.

Cyrenian House also operates a non-residential service and an integrated Community Drug Service which offer assessment and referral, adult, youth and family counselling, group programs, diversion programs, shared care, withdrawal services, clinical psychology, medical assessment and review, pharmacotherapy and community education.