Our Objectives
  • Create a safe environment for young people, so they can address the issues leading to their substance misuse
  • Empower young people by helping them identify their strengths, cultural identity, sense of belonging, and build hope for the future
  • Role model healthy relationships, healthy life styles and cultural pride
  • Provide the opportunity for young people to learn new skills (daily living skills, self-regulation and work skills)
Our Values

Baroona embraces the advantages of both contemporary and traditional wisdom and treatment, and strives to provide a healing opportunity that:

  • Repsects the individual needs and differences of all participants
  • Respects the differing values, spirituality and beliefs of participants
  • Provides holistic treatment and care to all participants equally
  • Respects each participant’s right to access a range of programs, services and activities that may promote and enhance their spiritual, social, physical and emotional wellbeing
  • Encourages and promotes the participant’s connection to family, community and culture
  • Promotes the concept of healthy body, mind, heart and spirit in all aspects of the healing activities

  • Provides access to a range of professional, cultural and traditional healing programs, services and strategies including doctors, nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, cultural education programs and traditional ceremonies

Our Facilities
  • Fully equipped gymnasium, including boxing ring

  • Woodwork shop

  • Recreation centre with pool table

  • Chef – three meals a day

Happy Families

Our Staff

Mark Priston
Clinical Director
Linda Green
Director of Men’s Recovery Center
Alice Tindall
Outreach Coordinator

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