Australia Mental Health And Addiction Resources

Welcome to our comprehensive collection of Australia Mental Health and Addiction Resources.

Discover a wide range of valuable links, helplines, support groups, treatment centers, and reliable information to support your mental well-being and overcome addiction challenges. Our curated selection of resources offers a holistic approach to address mental health concerns, providing you with the necessary support and guidance throughout your journey. Explore Australia's vast network of mental health and addiction services and take the first step towards a healthier and happier life


Mental Health


Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF) contact

The Alcohol and Drug Foundation provides facts, resources and programs to help prevent alcohol and other drug harm in Australian communities.
Matt's Road - Matthew Finch

Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre contact

Visit this website for information and current research on reducing the harmful use of alcohol and other drugs in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Matt's Road - Matthew Finch

ASSIST contact

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.
Matt's Road - Matthew Finch

Australian Drug Information Network (ADIN)

Use the ADIN website to find information on alcohol and other drugs, including treatment services.
Matt's Road - Matthew Finch

Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research (CYSAR)

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.
Matt's Road - Matthew Finch

Cracks in the ice

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.
Matt's Road - Matthew Finch


Contact DirectLine for confidential alcohol and drug counselling and referral in Victoria Australia. The service is available 24/7 by phone or online.
Matt's Road - Matthew Finch

Drug Aware

Contact Drug Aware's 24-hour alcohol and drug support line for help in Western Australia. Their website also provides information about drugs and their impact, and how to stay safe for young people.
Country WA
Matt's Road - Matthew Finch

Drug Strategy contact

Contact the Drug Strategy team for information about our National Drug Strategy and help with any of its related resources.
Australian Government Department of Health
Matt's Road - Matthew Finch

eheadspace contact

eheadspace is a national online and phone support service for young people between 12 and 25. It covers a wide range of topics and issues affecting mental health. Contact them online or by phone from 9am to 1am AEST, every day.
Matt's Road - Matthew Finch

Family Drug Support (FDS)

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.

healthdirect hotline

Call this number to speak to a registered nurse about your health concerns. The hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Matt's Road - Matthew Finch

Kids Helpline contact

Kids Helpline provides a free, private and confidential phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25. The service is available 24 hours a day from anywhere in Australia.
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Contact Lifeline for support if you are experiencing a personal crisis or have suicidal thoughts. You can call them 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from anywhere in Australia.
24-hour crisis line
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Medicines Line

Contact Medicines Line on 1300 MEDICINE for information on prescription, over-the-counter and other medicines (including complementary medicines). Calls are answered by registered pharmacists. The service is available Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm AEST (excluding NSW public holidays).
Matt's Road - Matthew Finch

Narcotics anonymous (NA)

To find an NA meeting close to you or for information about quitting or reducing drugs, contact NA or visit their website.
Matt's Road - Matthew Finch

National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline

You can call the Alcohol Drug Information Service (ADIS) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 1800 250 015.
Matt's Road - Matthew Finch

National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) contact

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.
Matt's Road - Matthew Finch

National Clinical Centre for Research of Emerging Drugs (NCCRED)

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.
Matt's Road - Matthew Finch

National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) contact

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.
Matt's Road - Matthew Finch

National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) contact

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.
Matt's Road - Matthew Finch

National Medical Stockpile contact

Contact the National Medical Stockpile for information about accessing the Australian Government's strategic reserve of drugs, vaccines, antidotes and protective equipment for use in national health emergencies.
Australian Government Department of Health
Matt's Road - Matthew Finch

Positive Choices contact

This website helps school communities to access accurate, up-to-date drug education resources and prevention programs.
Matt's Road - Matthew Finch

Take Home Naloxone program contact

For more information about the Take Home Naloxone program.
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care