Australian Alcohol and Drug Information Services
There are a range of services available to help you whatever stage you are at. All of the services are delivered by people who understand your experiences and will help you free of judgement.
National Alcohol and Other Drug hotline – 1800 250 015
A 24/7 free and confidential hotline for anyone being affected by alcohol or drugs – support includes counselling, advice and referral to local services.
Counselling Online – www.counsellingonline.org.au
A free and confidential online service that provides 24/7 support to people across Australia affected by alcohol or drug use. Support includes online chat counselling, peer support forum, self-help tools and information articles.
Drug information line 1300 85 85 84
A free and confidential service – speak to a real person for real information about alcohol and other drugs.
For more help there are a range of services you can access:
SMART Recovery Visit Website
Evidence-based support groups empowering people to take control of addictive behaviours associated with alcohol, drugs, gambling & others. Now available 100% online.
Family Drug Help 1300 660 068
Information, peer support and referral for family, friends and partners of people with a dependence on alcohol or other drugs.
Alcoholics Anonymous Visit Website
Having trouble with alcohol? Does your drinking worry you?
Hello Sunday Morning Visit Website
Changing your relationship with alcohol.
You can also access services relating to mental health, wellbeing and domestic violence
1800RESPECT 1800 737 732
National free, 24/7 hotline for anyone experiencing, or at risk of, domestic violence.
Lifeline 13 11 14
24/7 Crisis and suicide support service.
Men’s Referral Service 1300 766 491
Help for men to stop using family violence.
Mensline Australia 1300 789 978
Support for men with family and relationship difficulties.
Parentline Victoria 13 22 89
Support for parents, 8am to midnight, 7 days a week.
Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636
Support for people living with anxiety or depression.