If the situation is less urgent you can find a service with our Brisbane referral guide or by contacting the Alcohol and Drug Information Service on the number below to find services outside of the Brisbane area.
You can call the Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS) for support, information, advice, crisis counseling and referral to services in Qld. ADIS advisors understand the difficulties of finding appropriate drug and alcohol treatment and use their knowledge and experience to assist you. ADIS are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on freecall 1800 177 833. Have a look and the video below for more information or you can check out more videos about ADIS here. You can also head over to their website.
Family Drug Support (FDS)
Parents/Carers and family members can call Family Drug Support for information, referral, counselling 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on the national free call number: 1300 368 186.
Counselling Online provide free, confidential, 24/7 text-based alcohol and drug counselling services nation-wide. They have a number of alcohol and drug resources on their website.
Counselling Online’s online peer support forums (http://forum.counsellingonline.org.au) are a place to connect with others affected by their own or a significant other’s alcohol and other drug use. Share strategies, empowerment and connection in a safe, non-judgemental community which promotes social connectedness and healing. This service is suitable for anyone seeking to make or maintain change.
Get the effects by txt!
Get the effects by txt! is an addition to the Australian Drug Foundation’s (ADF) DrugInfo phone line, and can provide drug information direct to mobile phones, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. People can text any drug name to 0439 TELL ME (0439 835 563) and receive an instant health and safety message in return. The message lists a number of the drug’s effects and provides links for further information on the ADF’s DrugInfo website, as well as the phone number of a 24/7 free and confidential counselling service.