Services for Professionals

SDECC provides drug and alcohol updates to professionals working with young people.

Professional Development Workshops

We provide workshops supporting professionals in working with young people who may be experiencing substance use and co-occurring mental health issues. Examples of topics include responding to disclosure, understanding and tackling stigma, increased understanding of harm reduction.


SDECC accept referrals from professionals for young people living, working or studying within the Northern Sydney region. You can refer a young person with their informed consent using SDECC Referral form. You can also suggest that parents reach out to SDECC for support if they are concerned about substance use and any co-occurring mental health concerns for their child.

SDECC is accredited by the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS).

Information & Resources

We’ve put together some websites that provide straightforward, accurate, and up-to-date information on alcohol and drug issues.
SDECC Information and Resoruces

Need help right now?

SDECC operates during business hours, and we may not always be able to respond immediately.

If you’re in distress right now, for 24/7 crisis support please contact:

Emergency Services000

Lifeline13 11 14

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