Drugs & Alcohol
Alcohol & Drug Information Service (ADIS)
Free 24-hour drug and alcohol support hotline that offers information, advice, referrals and assessments. They offer services for individuals, their family and friends, general practitioners, other health professionals and business and community groups.
Australian Capital Territory
(02) 6207 9977
New South Wales
(02) 9361 8000
1800 422 599 (rural)
1800 131 350
1800 177 833
1300 131 340
1800 811 994
1800 888 236
(08) 9442 5000
Australia’s leading alcohol and drug search directory. Here you will find reliable information on alcohol, other drugs and mental health, with links to treatment services, research, statistics, guidelines, journals, policy, campaigns and events.
Information about alcohol and a wide range of drugs, how they can affect people, side effects, withdrawal, and how to get help for yourself or for anyone else who needs it.
ABORIGINAL & TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER SUPPORT
Internet resource that aims to inform practice and policy in Indigenous health by making research and other knowledge readily accessible. Committed to ‘closing the gap’ in health between Indigenous and other Australians.
NACCHO is the national peak body representing over 150 Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHSs) across the country on Aboriginal health and wellbeing issues.
TEEN / YOUTH
Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation providing early intervention mental health services to 12-25 year olds.
ReachOut.com is Australia’s leading online youth mental health service, where you can get the help you need, where and when you need it.
The primary focus of Noffs services is socially disadvantaged and disconnected young people and those from indigenous and culturally diverse backgrounds. They have particular expertise is in the treatment of young people with drug and alcohol problems and in particular those with comorbid mental health issues.
FAMILY / RELATIONSHIPS
Mission is to assist families throughout Australia to deal with alcohol and drug issues in a way that strengthens relationships and achieves positive outcomes. They offer a seven day, 24 hour telephone line manned by volunteers offering help to diffuse crisis, proffering strategies for coping and giving any information required.
Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. We aim to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships.
DEPRESSION / ANXIETY
The Black Dog Institute is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by mood disorders through our high quality translational research, our clinical expertise and our national education programs.
Beyondblue is working to reduce the impact of depression and anxiety in the community by raising awareness and understanding, empowering people to seek help, and supporting recovery, management and resilience.
Lifeline provides all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to online, phone and face-to-face crisis support and suicide prevention services. 24hr telephone support: 13 11 14