A list of organisations, websites and services that offer support, counselling and information about drugs.
The ASSIST (alcohol, smoking and substance involvement screening test) is an easy-to-use tool that detects substance use and related problems. It asks 8 questions and takes about 5 to 10 minutes to complete.
- Department of Health Portfolio Agency
ASADA aims to protect the health of athletes and the integrity of Australian sport through engagement, deterrence, detection and enforcement activities aimed at minimising the risk of doping
CYSAR conducts research into how to prevent and treat substance misuse among young people. Find out how the work they do reduces the harm to young people from alcohol, tobacco and other drug misuse.
Contact Counselling online if you have concerns about your own or someone else's drinking or drug use. They provide an online chat service, email support, self help tools, an SMS service and online forum. You can contact them 24 hours a day from anywhere in Australia.
Cracks in the ice provides information about ice (crystal methamphetamine) for community organisations to use at events and forums. Family and friends of people affected by ice can find help and support. There are also resources for use in schools and by health professionals.
- Department of Health
Contact the Drug Strategy team for information about our National Drug Strategy and help with any of its related resources.nationaldrugstrategy [at] health.gov.au
Contact Family Drug Support (FDS) for help dealing with drug and alcohol use in your family. Their free national telephone support line is available 24/7 anywhere in Australia. They also provide support groups, education programs, counselling and bereavement services for families.
NCETA aims to help organisations and workers to better respond to problems related to alcohol and other drugs (AOD). Find out about their research into intervention programs for workplaces and effective workforce development.
NCCRED aim to find and share new treatments for ice (methamphetamine) and other emerging drugs. Find out how they bring together clinicians and researchers to detect and respond to new drug health problems.
NDARC conducts research into alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment. Find up-to-date information about AOD treatment options and how effective they are at reducing AOD-related harm.
NDRI conducts research that contributes to effective alcohol and other drug (AOD) policies, strategies and practices. Browse their latest publications and resources and read about their research programs.