The Windana Youth Community House is a residential withdrawal facility located in Dandenong
The youth withdrawal unit offers a homelike environment for supported withdrawal from alcohol and other drugs. This may include medical and non-medical withdrawal.
Length of stay is determined on the individuals needs but is generally between 10 – 15 days.
The program includes:
Upon receipt of a referral the information will be reviewed by the Assessment Nurse and the Youth Withdrawal Team Coordinator
Admissions to community residential withdrawal can only occur if the medical assessment has taken place
If the person does no attend or is not suitable for admission on the day, all efforts will be made to re-schedule an appointment and subsequent admission or facilitate appropriate referrals