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The Langton Centre 

Telephone: +61 2 9332 8777 Facsimile: +61 2 9332 8700

The Langton Centre is an outpatient clinic of Sydney Hospital and Sydney Eye Hospital, located in Surry Hills. The centre provides a continuum of specialist alcohol and other drug treatment services.
The service aims to address the spectrum of health and social problems for people who use or are dependent upon alcohol and/or other drugs.  Centre staff respect the client's right to choose from the range of treatments offered and all services are underpinned by a philosophy of harm minimisation.

Assessment unit

The Unit provides comprehensive assessment of clients seeking help with alcohol and other drug problems, co-morbid mental health issues, supervised outpatient detoxification with a case management focus, and referral to inpatient services if required.

CUPS (Chemical Use in Pregnancy Service)

CUPS is a specialist liaison and consultation service offering timely interventions before, during and after pregnancy to ensure better outcomes for women and families affected by alcohol and other drug use in pregnancy within SESLHD.

Hospital liaison team

The team provides consultation, assessment and ongoing management for patients referred by Prince of Wales and Sydney Hospitals. Ongoing education is provided on request.

Koori unit on healing

The Koori Unit on Healing aims to build links between South Eastern Sydney's indigenous community at La Perouse and the Langton Centre to facilitate the development of more appropriate and accessible alcohol and other drug treatment services for Aboriginal clients. The team uses the philosophy of cross-cultural healing.

Methadone maintenance unit

The Unit provides a stabilisation service for clients living in South East Illawarra Health. The Unit supervises the induction, dosing and stabilisation of clients onto methadone, buprenorphine and Suboxone maintenance treatment.  It also facilitates the transition of stable clients into the community by providing liaison and case management services to community pharmacies and general practitioners.

Research team

The Research Team supports the integration of research and clinical care within the Centre by working with other units to evaluate current treatment and explore new treatment options to inform best practice.

Therapy Team

The Team offers group and individual counselling in an informal setting using a narrative therapy approach. Our regular groups include the Morning Therapy Group, Weekly Support Group, Meditation and Mindfulness Group.


Welfare assists clients with financial, housing and legal issues and facilitates referral to appropriate agencies.

How to contact us

All services offered by The Langton Centre may be accessed via our centralised intake system. All enquiries, by phone or in person, are handled by our Intake Officer.

For further information please contact:

The Intake Officer  

  • 9:00am-5:00pm Monday to Friday

The Langton Centre
591 South Dowling Street
Surry Hills  NSW  2010
Tel: +612-9332-8777 

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