Skip to content
The following content is from DrugInfo dot ADF dot org dot au
Print E-mail PDF Decrease Font Increase Font

Help and support

Information: Call 1300 85 85 84, email DrugInfo or browse online drug information.

Get information on prescription drugs.

Support or treatment: contact a national service or a service in your state or territory.

Read more about your treatment options.

Advice for friends and family members.

Visit the Australian Drug Information Network (ADIN) for more treatment and information services.

Telephone numbers below appear as links. Please note that these will only work if you are viewing this page on a smart phone.

National 

beyondblue
1300 22 4636
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Support for depression, anxiety and related disorders

CounsellingOnline
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Free alcohol and drug counselling online.

Cannabis Information and Helpline
1800 30 40 50
11am–7pm, Monday to Friday (including public holidays).

Family Drug Help
1300 660 068
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Family Drug Support
1300 368 186
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Support for families faced with problematic drug use.

Kids Help Line
1800 55 1800
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Free and confidential telephone and online counselling service for young people aged between 5 and 25.

Lifeline
13 11 14
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Confidential telephone counselling.

Quitline
13 18 48
8am–8pm, Monday to Friday

SANE Australia helpline
1800 187 263
9am–5pm, Monday to Friday
Information and referral about mental health issues

Say When
Online support for monitoring alcohol intake.

Prescription drug help lines

Adverse Medicine Events Line
1300 134 237
9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding NSW public holidays)
Not for emergencies. Report and discuss adverse experiences with your medications.

Medicines Line
1300 MEDICINE OR 1300 633 424
9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding NSW public holidays)
Information on prescription, over-the-counter and complementary (herbal, ‘natural’, vitamin and mineral) medicines.

State and territory services

Victoria

DirectLine
1800 888 236
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Confidential alcohol and drug counselling and referral line.

Pharmacotherapy, Advocacy, Mediation & Support (PAMS)
1800 443 844
10am–6pm, Monday to Friday
Advice for anyone experiencing trouble with their pharmacotherapy program (Methadone, Suboxone etc.)

Youth Drug and Alcohol Advice (YoDAA) Line
1800 458 685
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Telephone information and advice for young people and others concerned about them 

New  South Wales 

Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS)
Sydney: 02 9361 8000
Regional NSW: 1800 422 599
A 24-hour confidential information, advice and referral telephone service.

Queensland

Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS)
1800 177 833
24-hour Alcohol and Drug Information Service
Telephone information, counselling and referral 

Western Australia

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

Alcohol & Drug Information Service (ADIS)
Perth: 08 9442 5000
Regional WA: 1800 198 024
A 24-hour, confidential telephone service that provides information, counselling, referral and advice.

South Australia

Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS)
1300 131 340
24-hours, 7 days a week
Telephone information, counselling, and referral service.

Australian Capital Territory

Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS) 
02 6207 9977
24-hour telephone service offering information, advice, referral, intake, assessment and support.

Tasmania

Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS)
1800 811 994
A 24-hour telephone information and counselling line.

Northern Territory

Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS) 
1800 131 350
24-hour Alcohol and Drug Telephone Information and counselling service.

 

 

Last updated: 13 June 2014

 

 


 
Information you heard is intended as a general guide only. This audio is copyrighted by the Australian Drug Foundation. Visit www.DrugInfo.ADF.org.au for more