Drugs and alcohol

If you or a friend or family member are suffering from the effects of drugs and alcohol, there are a range of resources and help programs and services available.

For immediate assistance contact

Emergency (all states) You or someone else is in immediate danger or there has been a serious incident. Ph: Triple zero (000) for police, fire or ambulance.
ACT Health (helpline) Alcohol and Drug Program 24-Hour helpline. Ph: (02) 6207 9977
Police attendance (all states except Victoria and Queensland) You require police assistance, but there is no immediate danger. Ph: 131 444
Crime Stoppers (all states) Report illegal activity, or provide information on unsolved crimes anywhere in Australia. You may remain anonymous. Ph: 1800 333 000 (toll free)

This section of the website looks at how illegal drugs affect you and drugs and the law.

For information on a range of alcohol and drug programs and services available visit the Drug and Alcohol Diversion ProgramNational Drugs Campaign and the Save-A-Mate pages of this website.

For advice on drugs and young people visit the talking about drugs and alcohol page under the for youth section of this website. For information on drink driving visit the roads and traffic section of this website.