Ok So I have to do this Alcohol councelling thing. I was too scared to call these people and ask for help, so i sent them an email. I got a response back today:
Thanks for your email. Unfortunately our website is undergoing an
upgrade and information on our programs is not complete. But, I have
included some information here on the Gottawanna program.
All you need to do to get into the Gottawanna program is give us a call
and we’ll book you in to see Bill or Ros. The cost for the first
appointment is FREE and we charge $25.00 for each appointment after that
(unless you have a health care card then we charge $15.00).
We run the Gottawanna program for women on Wednesday afternoon from 2.30
to 4.00 – and some individual one-to-one counselling sessions.
Feel free to call us if you would like an appointment and just a chat –
on 6224 1777.
All the best
Gottawanna (got-to-want-to) Program
The Gottawanna program provides a specialist service for adults seeking
help for their alcohol or drug misuse, or other addictive behaviours.
The program offers a supportive, non-judgemental environment where the
person can begin to understand when, why and how a dependent behaviour
developed. The program operates within a harm minimisation framework.
Gottawanna is an alcohol, drug and other addiction treatment program
combining therapy-based group work and one-on-one counselling. The
program addresses specific issues for adults who are seeking help for
their problematic substance use or addictive behaviour.
Sent: Friday, 15 May 2009 2:44 PM
Subject: gottawanna program
My name is Jacqui, and I am looking to get some help with my drinking.
I’m not quite sure what I have to do, but I am interested in the
I was wondering what I would have to do to get some help, and what are
the costs involved.
If you could please email me back some information, that would be
Thanks in advance.
I’m not quite sure how I feel. Nervous yes. Not so bad right now though. I blame the drink for that. I’ll have to call tomorrow.
I also got a txt from a classmate today. Asking how I was and if I wanted to catch up for coffee tomorrow. I can’t belive it, but I said I would. This guy i have talked to before about my depression, and he has gone through it too. It’ll be nice to just catch up. I hope he doesn’t give me an interrigation. I’m sure he wouldn’t. I’m nervous about what he might ask me.