Diversion support programs

The Mental Health Commission provides a range of alcohol and other drug and mental health diversion programs. These include court, police and other tailored diversion programs. These programs provide support opportunities for people apprehended by Police, appearing in courts, or who have an alcohol interlock condition on their driver’s licence. The programs refer them to specialist alcohol and other drug or mental health treatment services in the community.

Court diversion:

Mental health diversion and support program

Pre-sentence Opportunity Program (POP)

Supervised Treatment Intervention Regime (STIR)

Court diversion options for Aboriginal people

Police diversion:

Cannabis Intervention Requirement (CIR)

Other Drug Intervention Requirement (ODIR)

Juvenile Diversion

Diversion options for Juveniles

Alcohol Interlock Scheme

Alcohol Assessment and Treatment

Booking Service 

To make a booking for:

  • Cannabis Intervention Session (CIS)
  • Other Drug Intervention Session (ODIS)
  • Alcohol Assessment and Treatment Session

1800 722 362

7:00am - 7:00pm, daily