Media release: Hundreds of new alcohol and other drug residential rehab and withdrawal detox beds needed in NSW to meet demand
Monday 18 March 2019
The Network of Alcohol and Other Drugs Agencies (NADA) – NSW’s peak body for non government providers of services to people with alcohol and drug issues – says the state needs hundreds of new residential rehabilitation and withdrawal/detoxification beds to meet demand.
NADA’s call is based on analysis by the Drug Policy Modelling Program at University of NSW which has estimated the total number of new beds required is:
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