Alcohol & Drug Information Service, ADIS: (TAS) 1800 811 994
ADIS: (NT) 1800 131 350
DirectLine and the ADIS services are 24-hour, seven day counselling, information and referral helplines for people concerned about a drug and alcohol problem. These services are free (from a landline), anonymous and confidential and staffed by professional counsellors experienced in alcohol and drug-related concerns.
DirectLine and ADIS counsellors can provide:
Immediate counselling and support, including crisis intervention
Support in dealing with the impact of drug use on the family and relationships
Assistance to develop strategies to deal with an alcohol or drug problem
Harm minimisation strategies
Information and referral to treatment and support services across Victoria
CounsellingOnline is a 24-hour, 7 day a week free online counselling service providing real time counselling about alcohol or drug related issues. The service operates Australia-wide and available to Australian residents who are concerned about a drug or alcohol problem.