The Bridge Centre – Salvation Army (Hobart, TAS) program team will develop a plan that meets individual needs for adults and persons as young as 12 years old.
Your own plan will fit your own special needs. We treat your privacy with utmost care, but if you like, your family, your boss, or even your parole officer can be involved.
Families with concerns about drug and alcohol use in their households are able to receive help also.
We offer you all sorts of services from visits at home from a nurse or counsellor, individual and group day progams, and live-in programs.
We also help link you into other services that may assist with your needs.
You can have a couple of discussions, or be involved in a whole year of receiving help — whatever suits you best.
Our Live In program includes access to a gym and helps to get your physical health back on track with a balanced diet. Live In programs include meals, accomodation and workshops.
Our accomodation program takes you out of your home setting and provides you with counselors, courses on overcoming addiction, grief and loss; action plans and support, along with taking care of food and bedding, so you can focus on getting better.
The program offers a family, gender, and culturally sensitive treatment approach for people with substance use issues, who are willing to undergo a stabilisation process.
The Residential Program is available in two locations, Hobart and Ulverstone. We offer 12 beds at our Ulverstone facility and 27 beds at our Hobart facility.
During the 10 weeks of the program clients are supported by a team of AOD Specialists and health professionals who will provide case management, individual and group therapeutic interventions, clinical interventions, psycho-education, and relapse prevention.
The Residential Program is integrated into other non-residential components of the Bridge Program; offering clients a full suite of complementary, wrap-around services to support their ongoing rehabilitation.
The Residential Program facilitates a flexible approach to treatment to meet the needs of people who:
- have children
- require short-term, intensive treatment tailored to their individual circumstances
- have recently completed treatment and require short-term support or respite
Clients will be eligible for shorter-term residential programs if they:
- require more intensive support than is offered in the community
- require a brief stay to prevent or manage a lapse/relapse
- have less severe comorbidities / no significant cognitive impairment
Clients in our shorter stay residential program will work collaboratively with the treatment team to select interventions appropriate to the individual’s treatment goals and determine the length of stay required.
Within the stepped care model clients are able to commence the program at any stage and are able to “step up” into longer intensive treatment if required.
Contact us to find out more, or arrange a comprehensive assessment.
- An intensive live-in program designed to offer education, support, and individualised treatment for participants wishing to address their substance
use. This can be provided through an intensive 4-week or 10-week program.
- Has a structured framework including bio psycho-social groups, 1:1 treatment sessions with an AOD Specialist, opportunity to engage further in psycho- therapy with the Bridge Counselling Clinic, and access to specialised services as required.
- Provides opportunities for peer support, family inclusive practice, social engagement, and recreational activities.
- Residential treatment is an abstinence- based program, however long-term goals of harm-minimisation are supported.
- Integrates evidence-based treatments Including: Case-management/Case Co-ordination; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT); Motivational Interviewing (MI); Relapse Prevention; Mindfulness Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT).
To establish an individual treatment plan to assist with achieving goals
• To improve overall health and wellbeing
• To link clients in with other specialised service providers (i.e. housing, mental health, Child Safety Services, legal etc)
• To address underlying issues that have led to substance use
• To gain an understanding and awareness of substance use
• To build self-efficacy to support ongoing recovery
• To re-build relationships that have been impacted by substance use
• To identify and live according to own values
What to expect
When commencing residential treatment, you can expect a personalised approach that will be catered to your own goals and needs.
Many people can feel overwhelmed, so the Bridge community will be there to support you during this time.
When settled, you will attend daily groups and 1:1 sessions with your AOD Specialist. There will also be down-time for activities such as: attending the onsite gym; garden and art room; supporting your peers; or to pursue other individual goals.
During residential treatment you will be provided the opportunity to see loved ones, and have leave from the centre which assists in readiness to return home.
When approaching the completion of your time in the residential program, you can expect continued support from the Bridge After-Care Program which will be tailored to your individual needs.
Maximum Number of Residents: 20
Age Range : 18 Years +
Approximate Payment: % Of Centrelink
Length of Stay: One Year +
Types of Treatment: Alcohol/Drugs/Gambling