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Alcohol and Drug Information Services (ADIS)

 

Description

Alcohol and Drug Information Services (ADIS) are state and territory-based services that offer telephone counselling, information, referral and support, 24 hours a day, for anyone seeking help for their own or another person's alcohol or drug use. 

Over the phone, a counsellor can:

They also provide information and support services for general practitioners, other health professionals and business and community groups.

Abstract adapted from Department of Health

Contacts

Australian Capital Territory
Alcohol and Drug Telephone Line (24-hour)
Ph: (02) 6207 9977

New South Wales
Alcohol and Drug Information Service (24-hour)
Ph: (02) 9361 8000 (Sydney metropolitan)
Free call: 1800 422 599 (rural)

Northern Territory
Alcohol and Drug Information Service
Free call: 1800 131 350
Ph: (08) 8922 8399 (Darwin)
Ph: (08) 8951 7580 (Alice Springs)

Queensland
Alcohol and Drug Information Service
Free call: 1800 177 833 (24-hour, Queensland only)

South Australia
Alcohol and Drug Information Service
Free call: 1300 131 340 (8.30 am - 10 pm, SA only)

Tasmania
Alcohol and Drug Services
Free call: 1800 811 994 (24-hour)

Victoria
DirectLine
Free call: 1800 888 236

Western Australia
Alcohol and Drug Support Line
Ph: (08) 9442 5000
Free call: 1800 198 024 (rural WA only)

Parent and Family Drug Support Line
Ph: (08) 9442 5050
Free call: 1800 198 024 (rural WA only)

Meth Helpline Ph: 1800 874 878

Working Away Alcohol & Drug Support Line
Ph: 1800 721 997

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Last updated: 10 August 2017
 
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