QuIHN Brisbane Region

1 Hamilton Place Bowen Hills Qld 4006.

07 3620 8111

Opening Hours:
8:30am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday
(excl. Public Holidays)


 

Workforce Development

QuIHN can provide workforce development that is relevant and targeted to health and human service workforces.

 

Alcohol and Other Drugs Outreach Program

The QuIHN Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Outreach (Vulnerable Populations) Program primarily works with referrals from the Hospital and Health Service (HHS) area and provides an outpatient case management and counselling service with the capacity to provide limited after hour’s services to those affected by alcohol and/or substance use concerns.

 

Hepatitis C Treatment and Management Program

The Treatment and Management Program (TMP) is a Hepatitis C treatment program (delivered outside the traditional tertiary hospital settings) targeting marginalised populations, including: People Who Inject Drugs (PWID), Opiate Substitution Therapy clients, and Community Rehabilitation clients (those involved in non-pharmacological drug treatment programs).

 

TIDE Project - Hepatitis C Treatment Support - Brisbane

The TIDE project is a Hepatitis C virus (HCV) Education, Support and Treatment Case Management Project. It is designed to offer flexible and tailored support to people who Inject drugs, people on Opiate Substitution Therapy (OST), and people accessing drug rehabilitation services during all stages of Hepatitis C diagnosis, treatment and post-treatment in a non-judgmental and respectful environment. TIDE Project seeks to support those people onto accessing the new Hepatitis C Treatments.

 

Qld Pharmacotherapy Advice & Mediation Service (QPAMS)

QPAMS is the QLD Pharmacotherapy Advice & Mediation Service and is a peer based service supporting people who are on pharmacotherapy treatment in QLD.

 

Needle & Syringe - Brisbane

QuIHN’s Harm Reduction and Health Promotion services offer a range of programs and activities aimed at reducing HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and Sexually Transmissible Infections (STI) among People Who Inject Drugs (PWID) and those at risk of injecting drug use.

 

Peer education

Peer education when applied to illicit drug use is aimed at reducing drug-related harms and promoting the health of people who use drugs through effecting changes in knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviours of individual drug users, and influencing the norms and culture of drug use groups.

 

Client Support - Brisbane

QuIHN Brisbane holds a client BBQ every Thursday. The BBQ is an opportunity for clients of QuIHN to interact with QuIHN staff in a less formal manner and access other services as external providers generally attend making it a good opportunity for service users to get more of their needs met.

 

InHouse Counselling - Brisbane

The InHouse (Brisbane) Treatment Service, provides clinical counselling and support to individuals who wish to address their drug use and any co-occurring mental health concerns (dual diagnosis). Counselling and support can also be provided to significant others and/or carers of someone with substance use and/or mental health concerns.

 

QuIHN's Counselling Approach

QuIHN offers individual clinical counselling for people whose lives are affected by substance use and related mental health and/or parenting and family issues that may be present.

 

MudMaps Group - Brisbane

MudMaps group, based in Brisbane, is a facilitated open psychosocial education group for individuals making or contemplating changes to behaviours relating to substance use (opioid, amphetamines and/or cannabis) use or the interaction of co-occurring substance and mental health (dual diagnosis).

 

MAISE Group - Brisbane

The MAISE (mental health and illicit substance education) group based in Brisbane is a support, skill building and education program for anyone experiencing the negative effects of drug use and mental health problems (dual diagnosis).

 

QUIHN's Approach to Group Work

QuIHN offers a range of therapeutic and psychosocial groups for people whose lives are affected by substance use and any related mental health and/or parenting and family issues that may be present.