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Joining forces on drugs and alcohol

BACHS Drug and Alcohol Worker Chelsea Simmonds, Western NSW LHD Nurse Practitioner Linda Doherty, Weigelli / Orana Haven Alcohol and Drug Worker Elizabeth Kerr, Western NSW LHD Clinical Nurse Consultant Ree McMillan, Weigelli / Orana Haven Alcohol and Drug Coordinator Joseph Clarke and BACHS CEO Leanne Orcher at ‘The Centre of Excellence’ in Sturt Street. Photos TWH

Weigelli/Orana Haven, Bourke Aboriginal Corporation Health Service and Far West Local Health District, have joined forces in a new project to address drug and alcohol needs in the Bourke community.

Located in Sturt Street Bourke, the newly appointed Weigelli/Orana Haven Hub building has been titled ‘The Centre of Excellence and Well-Being’.

The Centre, an outreach service that provides case management, support and counselling services, also offers a rehabilitation drop-in centre.

The Centre’s vision is to provide a range of services to assist drug and alcohol addicted community members who wish to get well, to participate and engage in programs that lead to brighter futures.

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