Help & Crisis Support
Remember, if it is an emergency or life is in danger, please call 000.

Lifeline

Crisis support with a key focus on suicide prevention in Australia (available 24/7)

13 11 14

lifeline.org.au

beyondblue

Information on depression, anxiety and how to help yourself or a friend. Telephone, online and email support available (available 24/7)

1300 22 4636

youthbeyondblue.com

Suicide Call Back Service

Free nationwide professional telephone and online counselling for anyone affected by suicide, or suicidal thoughts (available 24/7)

1300 659 467

suicidecallbackservice.org.au

Lifeline NZ

Offers crisis support helpline services as well as face-to-face counselling (available 24/7)

0800 543 354

lifeline.org.nz

Drug, Alcohol & Gambling Support

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The following providers offer drug, alcohol and gambling support services. If you are unable to find a service specific to your state, please contact the national services listed under Australia or New Zealand.

Australia

Alcoholics Anonymous Australia

Resources, support and information on AA meetings
T: 1300 AA AA AA (1300 22 22 22, available 24/7)
www.aa.org.au

Narcotics Anonymous

A non-profit society of people for whom drugs have become a major problem. Features include peer support, online information and resources, and meeting information.
Regional help lines: na.org.au/index.php/en/about-na/contact-na/help-lines
na.org.au

Drug and Alcohol Counselling Online

Free drug and alcohol online counselling available 24/7
T: 1800 888 236
counsellingonline.org.au

Gambling Help Online

Offering counselling, information and support online, by phone, email and live chat.
T: 1800 858 858
gamblinghelponline.org.au

Australian Drug Foundation

Australia’s leading body committed to the prevention of alcohol and other drug problems in the community. Provides list of alcohol and drug support services in each state, as well as information on alcohol and drugs via online and SMS service.
T: 1300 85 85 84
druginfo.adf.org.au or adf.org.au

New South Wales

G-Line

Free, confidential, helpline offering counselling for people affected by gambling problems.
T: 1800 633 635

Northern Territory

Drug and Alcohol Clinical Advisory Service

A 24 hour, 7 day specialist telephone consultancy service available to all health professionals in Victoria, Tasmania and the Northern Territory
T: 1800 111 092 (NT)
www.dacas.org.au

Tasmania

Drug and Alcohol Clinical Advisory Service

A 24 hour, 7 day specialist telephone consultancy service available to all health professionals in Victoria, Tasmania and the Northern Territory
T: 1800 630 093 (TAS)
www.dacas.org.au

Victoria

Drug and Alcohol Clinical Advisory Service

A 24 hour, 7 day specialist telephone consultancy service available to all health professionals in Victoria, Tasmania and the Northern Territory
T: 1800 812 814 (VIC)
www.dacas.org.au

Direct Line

Free, anonymous and confidential drugs and alcohol counselling, as well as information and referral services
T: 1800 888 236 (available 24/7)
health.vic.gov.au/aod/directline.htm   

Turning Point

Drug and Alcohol integrated with Eastern Health dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities affected by alcohol and other drug-related problems
T: (03) 8413 8413
turningpoint.org.au 

New Zealand

Alcohol and Drug Helpline

Free helpline offering information, help and support for those affected by alcohol and drug taking.
T: 0800 787 797 (Daily 10am-10pm)
Text: 234 (free, to start, text “adh”)
E: info@alcoholdrughelp.org.nz
alcoholdrughelp.org.nz

Gambling Helpline

Free telephone or text helpline. Also offers specialist services for Maori, Pasifika, debt and youth (phone numbers for these on website).
T: 0800 654 655
Text: 8006
gamblinghelpline.co.nz

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