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Alcohol and Drug Information Services (ADIS)

 

Description

Alcohol and Drug Information Services (ADIS) are state and territory-based services that offer telephone counselling, information, referral and support, 24 hours a day, for anyone seeking help for their own or another person's alcohol or drug use. 

Over the phone, a counsellor can:

They also provide information and support services for general practitioners, other health professionals and business and community groups.

Abstract adapted from Department of Health

Contacts

Australian Capital Territory
24-hour Alcohol and Drug Telephone Line
Ph: (02) 6207 9977


New South Wales
Alcohol and Drug Information Service
Ph: (02) 9361 8000
Free call: 1800 422 599 (rural)


Northern Territory
Alcohol and Drug Information Service
Free call: 1800 131 350

Darwin
Ph: (08) 8922 8399

Alice Springs
Ph: (08) 8951 7580

Queensland
Alcohol and Drug Information Service
Free call: 1800 177 833 (24-hour, Queensland only)

South Australia
Alcohol and Drug Information Service
Free call: 1300 131 340 (SA only)

Adelaide
Ph: (08) 8363 8618

Tasmania
24-hour Alcohol and Drug Information Service
Free call: 1800 811 994

Hobart
Ph: (03) 9416 1818

Victoria
DirectLine
Free call: 1800 888 236

DrugInfo
Free call: 1300 858 584

Family Drug Helpline
Free call: 1300 660 068 (Vic only)

Youth Substance Abuse Service (YSAS Line)
Free call: (03) 9418 1020

Free call: 1800 014 446 (rural Vic only)

Western Australia
Alcohol and Drug Information Service
Ph: (08) 9442 5000

Free call: 1800 198 024 (rural WA only)

Parent Drug Information Service
Ph: (08) 9442 5050

Free call: 1800 653 203 (rural WA only)

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Last updated: 15 June 2017
 
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