Drug and Alcohol

drug  alcohol poster lrThe Drug and Alcohol program is for alcohol and other drug affected clients requiring support and case management, advocacy or information and education on drugs and alcohol.

The Gugan Gulwan Drug and Alcohol Program began in 1998 and assist youth aged 12-25 with drug and alcohol issues.

The Drug and Alcohol Team assist clients with Appointments, Rehabilitation & Detox, Support during court proceedings and Dual Diagnosis issues.

The Drug and Alcohol Team also visit other mainstream drug and alcohol services, Outreach, Friday night street beat, information session in schools, Information sessions to youth and adults, Address health issues, Attending forums and meetings to voice indigenous issues around drug and alcohol abuse and provide case management for clients along with ongoing support and encouragement.

For more information please contact the Case Management Supervisor, Amanda Savle, on 02 62968900.

To download a referral form to this program in please click here

Youth Profile

Calvin Butler-Huddleston

calvin butler-huddlestonCalvin is 14yrs of age, and has accomplished so much!!!


Calvin was born in Canberra ACT and is a proud Kalkadoon descendant on his mother's side and a Wiradjuri, Ngandi, Gurunji descendant of the Northern Territory on his father's side.


Calvin is currently studying year 9 at Melrose High School in the ACT and hope to gain an AIS Scholarship after completing year 10.


Calvin has grown up around sport and currently holds a sprinting record of 11.5s. Calvin recorded the fastest time for his age in the ACT 100m sprint and has the goal to represent Australia in the Commonwealth Games one day.


Calvin also played for Brumbies in the 2011 U14's Rugby Union and hopes to be selected again in the U15's division.


Calvin enjoys bike riding and doing Aboriginal art, but holds a strong passion for training and exercising to reach his goals.