Nannup Withdrawal Unit


Nannup Withdrawal Unit (NWU) a partnership between Cyrenian House and Richmond Wellbeing designed to provide a self-contained low medical withdrawal service for people experiencing difficulties as a result of their substance use. The service offers a person centred “no wrong door approach” to support individuals experiencing alcohol and other drug and mental health related issues. We provide a safe supportive residential environment, where individuals can undergo a low medical withdrawal program to assist them to achieve their identified goals.


  • Individually tailored withdrawal program, in partnership with health professionals

  • A structured but flexible program, including comprehensive assessment of needs and treatment planning

  • 24-hour residential care and support with medical and psychosocial support offered by experienced AOD/Mental health clinicians

  • Assertive referral to community-based support and counselling services where appropriate

  • Referral to residential treatment and support services where appropriate

  • Maximum length of stay 14 days

  • A smoke free environment

  • Free of charge


Individuals experiencing problems as a result of their substance use, (including those experiencing co-occurring mental health and substance related challenges) who require;

  • A short-term residential low medical withdrawal program, prior to attending residential rehabilitation program

  • A short-term residential low medical withdrawal program, prior to returning to the community.

How to Access The Service

There are two pathways to access the Nannup Withdrawal Unit depending on the individual’s identified needs: direct low medical withdrawal service; or withdrawal service followed by long-term residential treatment in one of the Cyrenian Houses Residential Therapeutic Communities.

Contact us at:

Phone: (08) 9328 9200