Buttery Blog

The Buttery Private providing financial sustainability

By |2019-01-17T13:21:02+10:00March 27th, 2018|Be inspired|

Last year, The Buttery joined 20,000 social enterprises in this country, in the roll out of its Buttery Private venture, a fee-paying wellbeing program which uses The Buttery’s evidence-based community therapy model.

After its successful first intake last year, The Buttery Private welcomed its first participants for […]

Family support group pilot a success

By |2018-04-05T16:21:29+10:00March 27th, 2018|Be inspired|

Frances Pidcock from B.Well and Lily Schmelzle from The Family Support Service see the potential for further family support groups in the area.


After the successful 8-week Pilot program of the Family Support Group at Mullumbimby, there is scope for the roll-out of more groups across […]

Connection was the key to Micky’s recovery

By |2019-01-17T13:22:55+10:00March 5th, 2018|Be inspired|

Micky celebrates his 50th birthday and has never felt better, having spent the last decade clean.


FOR Micky De Domizio, the key to beating his addiction to amphetamines was connecting to others at The Buttery. It was also the most challenging part.

“Opening up and to other […]

Join The Buttery Alumni

By |2018-02-26T14:33:54+10:00February 26th, 2018|Be inspired|

Any former resident of The Buttery knows that human connection is an essential part of the  recovery process.

Fortunately, those important connections and supports made through The Buttery’s therapeutic community can be maintained.

To join The Buttery Alumni and receive news and event invitations, simply fill out the Signup […]

Free Lismore community program for drug and alcohol treatment

By |2018-01-23T11:12:45+10:00January 23rd, 2018|Be inspired|

The Buttery is offering a free program in Lismore to allow more people to get help with their alcohol and other drug problems without the need to join a residential program.

The Community Rehab program, or CORE, is an evidence-based model of intensive rehabilitation which has revolutionised the practice of addiction treatment.

Many people who would benefit […]

“Amanda makes me believe in myself”

By |2017-11-28T20:42:52+10:00November 28th, 2017|Addiction, Anxiety, Be inspired, Depression, Proven strategies|

b.well helps people in the community whose drug or alcohol use has a negative effect on their mental health. Last year b.well helped people through more than 2,000 consultations. Jonathan took part in the program.

 At 21 Jonathan has overcome more challenges than most young men his age. After a […]

Danielle has taken big steps to recovery through CORE

By |2017-11-28T20:50:35+10:00November 28th, 2017|Addiction, Be inspired, Proven strategies, Wellbeing|

The Buttery’s CORE program is a six-week rehab program for people who are unable to attend a residential program. Like all Buttery programs, it is evidence-based and utilises The Buttery’s’ long experience in treating drug and or alcohol dependency. Already the program ash been conducted in Byron Bay and Lismore.

For […]