Tumbelin

"Awaken and Live"

Programs for young people to reduce harm associated with substance abuse


What is Tumbelin?

A Ngarrindjeri word meaning ‘Awaken and Live’.
Tumbelin offers a range of fun and engaging programs for young people which focus on increasing their:

  • Self awareness
  • Ability to participate in healthy relationships (with themselves and others)
  • Hope and skills for the future

This reduces harm associated with alcohol and other drug (AOD) use.

Tumbelin focuses on relationships and changing behaviours through:

  • Group Based Experiential Learning
  • Restorative Practice
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person Centred Approach
  • Reflective Practice

Eligibility and Conditions

  • Young people aged 13-18
  • Typical engagement is over 2 terms (6 months)
  • Follow up at 3 months after exit
  • Participants in Youth Intensive Programs have know alcohol and/or drug use
  • Resides in the Murray, Mallee, Fleurieu and Adelaide Hills, Limestone Coast and Port lincoln

Tumbelin program offerings include; Case Management, Coaching (families and youth), School Based Workshops, Group Work and Adventure Therapy Programs.

If you would like to enquire about this program, please click here to fill out an Expression of Interest form

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