Our purpose is to reduce alcohol and other drug (AOD) related harm, and promote health and wellbeing.
Hope - Affirming the possibility of change for everyone.
Social Justice - Standing up for the rights of all people to be treated equitably and with dignity.
Empowerment - Building on people’s strengths, so that they can speak and act for themselves.
Integrity - Upholding honesty, openness and responsibility in all our actions.
Respect - Accepting all people as they are and acting with compassion, empathy and fairness.
- Demonstrate that people are at the centre of all we do
- Deliver quality outcomes
- Provide accessible and flexible treatment and education services
- Work to reduce stigma and discrimination
- Recognise and respond to diversity
- Utilise experience, evidence and knowledge to inform practice
- Develop new service models
- Respond early and flexibly to new challenges
- Provide services that are highly regarded by people with AOD issues, their families and other stakeholders
- Be the preferred resource for government, media and other providers
- Influence the broader health and community sector in AOD matters
- Deliver evidence based, integrated and coordinated services
- Strengthen workforces of AOD and other sectors
- Work with people with AOD issues, families and communities, to ensure they have a greater voice in our services and advocacy
- Engage with the community to identify and respond to community needs
- Partner with the wider community sector to improve client outcomes
- Seek and expand collaborative ventures
- Be the service provider of choice
- Be an employer of choice
- Grow our services
- Ensure our sustainability
See our Purpose, Values and Strategic Directions in our Strategic Plan 2014-17.