Getting Help

Alcohol or drug problems

Do you or someone you know have an addiction to alcohol or drugs?

No one sets out to become affected by alcohol or other drugs and related harms. However, there is support to assist if you are worried about your alcohol and/or drug use, or as partner or family member’s alcohol and/or drug use.

Get immediate support.

Directline provides confidential alcohol & drug counselling and referrals, 24 hours 7 days week, through access to professionally qualified counsellors and trained to work across a wide range of alcohol and drug problems.

Phone on 1800 888 236

or speak online at


Our local help centres can provide you with information and referral to specialist drug and alcohol services in your area. Use the search function below to find a centre near you.

You are not alone – free, confidential help is nearby.