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DirectLine (VIC) 1800 888 236

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

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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.

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