Support Services for People with Drug and Alcohol Issues

The following services provide confidential information and other support to Australians who are concerned about their own or another person’s alcohol or other drug use.

National

DrugInfo Clearinghouse
www.druginfo.adf.org.au
For information about drugs

CounsellingOnline
www.counsellingonline.org.au
Free 24/7 alcohol and other drug counselling on the web.

Family Drug Support
1300 368 186
Support and information for parents and other family members

Australian Drug Information Network (ADIN)
www.adin.com.au
Quality assured drug information on the web.

Statewide 24 hour telephone services for counselling, information, referral and other support

Australian Capital Territory
ACT Health Services: Alcohol & Other Drugs
(02) 6207 9977

New South Wales
Alcohol and Drug Information Service
Sydney: (02) 9361 8000
Regional: 1800 422 599

Northern Territory
Alcohol and Drug Information Service
1800 131 350

Queensland
Alcohol and Drug Information Service
1800 177 833

South Australia
Alcohol and Drug Information Service
1300 131 340

Tasmania
Alcohol and Drug Information Service
1800 811 994

Victoria
DirectLine
1800 888 236

Family Drug Help (for parents, other family members and friends)
1300 660 068

YSASline (for young people)
1800 014 446

Western Australia
Alcohol and Drug Information Service
Perth: (08) 9442 5000
Regional: 1800 198 024

Parent Drug Information Service
Perth: (08) 9442 5050
Regional: 1800 653 203

Fact sheets

A number of free fact sheets for parents and other family members are available from the ADF’s DrugInfo Clearinghouse. You can obtain printed copies by contacting Druginfo Clearinghouse on 1300 85 85 84 or download directly from the DrugInfo website.

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