The North-West Coast's new state-of-the-art drug and alcohol service, Serenity House, has finally been opened.
The $6.3 million 20-bed facility was funded through the Federal Government's Boosting Health Services in Tasmania Fund and will provide accommodation and therapeutic programmes for people grappling with drug and alcohol addictions.
The new Burnie facility on West Mooreville Road is run by City Mission and will replace the service with the same name of the Sulphur Creek, which has operated for the past 20 years.
Braddon Federal Member Gavin Pearce says the Federal Government recognised the need for a larger centre in 2019 when the funding was first granted and the new centre is an investment in hope.
Mr Pearce says he's proud to be part of the former Federal Government which led landmark reform in mental support, particularly in regional and remote regions.