Points of Interest in Lower Manhattan

QuIHN – Townsville

Address

47 Thuringowa Drive, Kirwan QLD, Australia

Intake number

07 4735 8828

Freecall number

1800 172 076

Intake email

JMarkham@quihn.org

Website

https://www.quihn.org/townsville/

Intake opening hours

Monday to Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

About QuIHN

QuIHN is a statewide, not for profit, and non-government health service which provides a variety of health services to illicit drug users throughout Queensland. They promote the health and well-being of people who currently use illicit drugs, those who have used illicit drugs in the past, and members of the community touched or affected by illicit drug use.

QuIHN provides medical services, needle syringe programs, counselling, support services, distribution of information, education and training, workforce development initiatives, life skills programs and services that relate to illicit drug use, blood borne viruses, sexual health and other psychological and physical health issues.

QuIHN’s Needle and Syringe programs operate from Townsville.

Programs

The programs you can access in Cairns include;

  • Alcohol And Other Drugs Outreach Program
  • Hepatitis C Treatment And Management Program
  • TIDE Project – Hepatitis C Treatment Support
  • Qld Pharmacotherapy Advice & Mediation Service (QPAMS)
  • Needle & Syringe
  • Peer Education
  • Client Support
  • InHouse Counselling
  • QuIHN’s Counselling
  • MudMaps Group
  • MAISE Group

Intake, assessment and referral

Self-referral to this service is welcome along with referrals from family, community services and health professionals. The intake team will help determine which programs are the best option.

 

Additional information

https://www.facebook.com/quihn.org/videos/593305264127016/

Hospital and Health Service Region

Townsville

Primary Health Network region

Northern Queensland

Age range eligibility

12 – 17 years, 18 – 25 years, 25+ years

Treatment type

Harm reduction (e.g. needle and syringe programs), Psychosocial intervention (e.g. counselling)

Medication exclusions

No medication exclusions

Smoking permitted

Yes

Phones permitted

yes

Fees

Free

Close to public transport

Yes

Family / children access

Yes

Interpreter access

Contact service for more informaiton

Waitlist

No waitlist