The Android version of the free mobile phone app called AODconnect has now been released.
The app provides a national directory of alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and can be used by the alcohol and other drug workforce the very wide range of health practitioners working in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health sector.
The app is useful for those looking for a specific Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander AOD service by state, territory and/or region through an interactive map of Australia or by alphabetical listing.
It has two filter options: focus ( to identify the main focus of the service: Indigenous, mainstream with Indigenous focus or mainstream); or treatment categories (counselling and referral, harm reduction and support groups, outreach, mobile patrols and sobering up, residential rehab, withdrawal management, and young people).
AODconnect is available free for both Android and iOS devices (iPhones and iPads). Download at: www.aodknowledgecentre.net.au/AODconnect or Google play and iTunes stores.