Services for everyone
If you’re not sure where to start, you can find support through any of these services.
Adis 24/7 Alcohol and Drug Support
Adis 24/7 Alcohol and Drug Support provides 24-hour, 7 day a week confidential support for people in Queensland with alcohol and other drug concerns, their families and health professionals.
Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.
A free, 24/7 counselling service for people using alcohol and other drugs, their family members and friends.
View the Counselling Online website
Lifeline provides 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention services.
National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline
The National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline offers free and confidential advice about alcohol and other drugs.
Visit your local GP
Talk to your GP about a Mental Health Treatment Plan to assist with counselling.
Services for family and friends
Breakthrough for Families Queensland
Breakthrough for Families helps families and friends of people affected by ice and other drugs, in particular families with children. We help people get information, develop support strategies and connect to treatment and other services.
View the Breakthrough for Families website
Family Drug Support
Family Drug Support provides help and support for families affected by alcohol and other drug use.
View the Family Drug Support website
Services for individual users
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strength and hope with each other. Their aim is to solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
View the Alcoholics Anonymous website
Narcotics Anonymous is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem.
View the Narcotics Anonymous website
Smart Recovery Australia
SMART (Self Management and Recovery Training) Recovery is a free group program assisting any problematic behaviours, including addiction to drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, gambling, food, shopping, Internet and others.
View the SMART Recovery website
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Services for Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples
Alcohol and Drug Support Programs
Queensland Government alcohol and drug support programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre
The Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre provides information on alcohol and drug use for Aboriginal Elders and Torres Strait Islander Elders and community members around Australia.
Cracks in the Ice
Cracks in the Ice is a national online toolkit providing trusted, evidence-based, and up-to-date information and resources about crystal methamphetamine, with specific resources for Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
View the Cracks in the Ice website
Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health council
QAIHC, member services and key partners have developed resources to assist families with problematic ice and other drug use.
Services for women or men
Mensline is a free, confidential telephone counselling, referral and support service established just for men. It is a Queensland wide service that operates between the hours of 9am and midnight, 7 days a week.
DVConnect is a statewide telephone service offering women who are experiencing domestic or family violence, free, professional and non-judgmental support, 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
MensLine Australia is a telephone and online counselling service for men with family and relationship concerns.
Services for young people
Headspace is a confidential, free and secure space where young people 12-25 or their family can chat, email or speak on the phone with a qualified youth mental health professional.
Find a centre Call 1800 650 890
Kids Helpline is a free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.
View the Kids Helpline website
Services for school students
Positive Choices is an online portal to help school communities access accurate, up-to-date drug education resources and prevention programs.
Last updated: October 2021