Help Lines

For information, counselling or other assistance, contact the alcohol and other drug service in your state or territory.

State and Territory | National

ACT  |  NSW  |  NT  |  QLD  |  SA  |  TAS  |  VIC  |  WA
State and Territory services

Australian Capital Territory

Alcohol Drug Program
24 Hour Alcohol and Drug Helpline
https://health.act.gov.au/services/alcohol-and-drug-services
(02) 5124 9977

New South Wales

Alcohol Drug Information Service – ADIS NSW
A 24-hour confidential information, advice and referral telephone service
https://yourroom.health.nsw.gov.au/Pages/home.aspx
02 9361 8000 Metropolitan
1800 422 599 Rural

Northern Territory

Northern Territory Alcohol & Other Drug Services
A 24-hour confidential information, advice and referral telephone service
https://nt.gov.au/wellbeing/health-conditions-treatments/alcohol-drugs-and-your-body/alcohol-drug-rehabilitation-services
08 8922 8399 Darwin
08 8951 7580 Alice Springs
1800 131 350 Statewide

South Australia                                                                                                         

Alcohol Drug Information Service – ADIS South Australia
A 24-hour confidential information, advice and referral telephone service
https://www.sa.gov.au/topics/education-and-learning/health-wellbeing-and-special-needs/drugs-and-alcohol

Call 1300 13 13 40 between 8:30 am and 10:00 pm every day.

Tasmania                                                                                                                   

Alcohol Drug Information Service – ADIS Tasmainia
A 24-hour confidential information, advice and referral telephone service
www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/mentalhealth/alcohol_and_drug
03 6233 6722 Metropolitan
1800 811 994 Statewide

Victoria                                                                                                                      

Directline
A 24 hour anonymous and confidential drug and alcohol counselling, information and referral service.
https://www2.health.vic.gov.au/alcohol-and-drugs/aod-treatment-services/pathways-into-aod-treatment/aod-telephone-online-services
1800 888 236 Metropolitan
1800 858 584 Rural

Western Australia                                                                                                    

Alcohol Drug Information Service – ADIS Western Australia
A 24-hour confidential information, advice and referral telephone service
https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/
08 9442 5000 Metropolitan
1800 198 024 Rural

Parent Drug Information Service – PDIS Western Australia
08 9442 5050 Metropolitan
1800 653 203 Rural

Queensland                                                                                                               

Alcohol Drug Information Service – ADIS Queensland
A 24-hour confidential information, advice and referral telephone service
https://www.qld.gov.au/health/staying-healthy/atods/drugs
07 3236 2414 Brisbane
1800 177 833 Statewide

National services

Beyond Blue
https://www.beyondblue.org.au
1300 22 4636

CounsellingOnline
24 hours online alcohol and drug counselling
https://www.counsellingonline.org.au
1800 888 236

DrugInfo
https://adf.org.au
1300 85 85 84

Kids Help Line
24/7 free and confidential telephone and online counselling service for young people aged between 5 and 25
https://kidshelpline.com.au
1800 551 800

Family Drug Support
24/7 support for families faced with problematic drug use
https://www.fds.org.au
1300 368 186

Family Drug Helpline
9 am – 9 pm, Monday to Friday
www.familydrughelp.org.au
1300 660 068

Lifeline
24/7 confidential telephone counselling
www.lifeline.org.au
131 114

Narcotics Anonymous
www.na.org.au
1300 652 820

Quitline
8 am – 8 pm Monday to Friday
https://www.health.gov.au/health-topics/smoking-and-tobacco/how-to-quit-smoking
13 18 48

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

Say When
Online support for monitoring alcohol intake.
https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au

SMART Recovery Australia
https://smartrecoveryaustralia.com.au
02 9373 5100

  Youth Substance Abuse Service
24/7 advice for you or someone you know who has a problem with alcohol and or other drug use (ages 12–21 years)
https://ysas.org.au
+61 3 9415 8881