SMART Recovery is a strengths-based, practical and solution-focused program designed to give those struggling with addictive behaviours a toolbox of coping strategies that they can use daily to achieve their goals. SMART Recovery groups operate internationally.Read More
This article explores the connections between drug abuse and addiction, the physical and mental symptoms as well as treatment options available.Read More
If you are worried about someone else's gambling habits, New Zealand-based organisation, Choice not Chance offers suggestions for what you can do to help.Read More
The Cabin specialises in the treatment of both substance addictions and behavioural addictions. Their website and blog offer useful tips and information to addicts and their families and friends.Read More
DirectLine offers a self-assessment tool that can help you, or someone you know, to assess the affects that alcohol or drugs are having on health and daily life. And if you are in Victoria, they can also connect you with a wide range of support and treatment services.Read More
Odyssey House is dedicated to saving and improving the lives of people addicted to alcohol and other drugs. Odyssey House runs detox and residential rehabilitation programs in Sydney.Read More
Help is just a click away. Gambling Help Online features free 24/7 support via chat or email, tools for self-assessment and resources for family and friends. It's free, easy and convenient and available to anyone with a gambling concern.Read More
The Australian Drug Information Network is Australia’s leading alcohol and drug search directory. Here you will find reliable information on alcohol, other drugs and mental health, with links to treatment and support services.Read More
Just Ask Us is a portal for tertiary students to seek help and information about mental health, alcohol and other drug problems.
If you have a problem or are worried about someone else, this site will give you the information, tools and contacts you need to get help now.
Counselling Online aims to improve community access to drug treatment and referral services, particularly in rural and regional areas. The service is free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The service offers online text-based counselling to alcohol and other drug users, and others affected by alcohol and drug use in the community, including family members, relatives and friends.Read More
Gambling Help has dozens of free resources available to order or download. They range from workbooks to DVDs and include specialised resources for family and friends, as well as problem gamblers.Read More
Al anon aims to help families and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with someone whose drinking is a problem. There are over 400 Al-Anon meetings around Australia. Anyone concerned about someone else’s drinking is welcome to attend. Group meetings vary in size from 2 to 20+.Read More