Aboriginal Outreach Clinician: Intensive Support Program

The key purpose of the role is to provide AOD assessment, comprehensive harm reduction interventions, complex case management and sustainable linkages with other support services. This includes opportunistic and brief therapeutic interventions inclusive of motivational interviewing, CBT, and other treatment modalities in order to support clients and their family members change harmful behaviours and increase their capacity to manage the problems they are experiencing.

Senior AOD Counsellor Melbourne Drug Court

The key purpose of the role is to provide dual-diagnosis-informed AOD counselling to people with a history of offending and who have been sentenced to the Melbourne Drug Court as an alternative to prison.  You will have the opportunity to work on a diverse team of specialists and to achieve positive change in the lives of people who want to address their substance use and offending behaviour.

Annual appeal 2022

Image of family in front of family home

My name is Amanda. My husband and I have been together for over 30 years, and we live in country Victoria. We have three beautiful adult children and we run our own small business. I want to share my family’s story and our journey with addiction.  Never, while watching my children grow up, did I […]

Short Story Competition winners 2021

The Odyssey House Short Story Competition Winners for 2021 have now been announced and their stories can be found here. The theme for 2021 was New Beginnings and we thank everyone who entered. Congratulations to our winners and to those stories that were highly commended. The Short Story Competition will open again in the second half of […]

Research Grant to Support Families

Odyssey House has been successful in securing a $30,000 research grant from the Australian Drug Foundation. The grant will enable us to further develop and assess the impact of our support program to families and friends of clients who are at risk of overdose. Through our Intensive Support Program, we currently provide family and friends […]