Get help

If you’re concerned about your relationship with alcohol, or someone else’s, there’s a range of resources and support available.
  • Alcohol Anonymous Australia is a free support group that offers help for anyone choosing to stop drinking.
  • The Australian guidelines to reduce health risks from drinking alcohol by the National Health and Medical Research Council aim to help individuals make informed decisions about drinking alcohol.
  • BeyondBlue provides information on alcohol and mental health. It also offers immediate support. Call 1300 22 4636 24 hours / 7 days a week.
  • The Department of Health provides information on the risk factors for cancer, including alcohol. 
  • DrinkWise Australia provides practical resources to help inform and support the community about alcohol use, including information on how to talk to your teen about alcohol.
  • The National Alcohol and Other Drug hotline provides free and confidential advice about alcohol and other drugs. Call 1800 250 015.
  • The National Organisation for FASD (NOFASD) helps people affected by Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders by linking those with lived experience with researchers and clinicians.
  • 1800Respect provides confidential information, counselling and support service to people experiencing sexual assault, and domestic and family violence    
  • Family Drug Support (FDS) Australia offers help dealing with drug and alcohol use in your family. Their free national telephone support line is available 24/7. They also provide support groups, education programs, counselling and bereavement services for families.

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