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Where to get help

In an emergency call 000.

Service Finder

If you are looking for an AOD service you can search the services offered by QNADA members through our Service Finder.

To access the Service Finder click here.

QNADA harm reduction resources

If you would like information about the potential interactions of commonly prescribed mental health medications and licit/illicit substances click here.

AOD helpline and other services

You can call the Alcohol Drug Information Service (ADIS) for support, information, advice, crisis counseling and referral to services in QLD. ADIS advisors understand the difficulties of finding appropriate drug and alcohol treatment and use their knowledge and experience to assist you. ADIS are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on (07) 3236 4214 (Brisbane) or free call: 1800 177 833 (For QLD regional and rural callers).

Parents/Carers and family members can call Family Drug Support for information, referral, counselling 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on the national free call number:  1300 368 186.

Lifeline also offers 24-hr confidential counselling on 131 114.

Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467 (The Suicide Callback Service operates seven days a week).  The Australian Government supports the Suicide Callback Service, a free nation-wide telephone support service for people at risk of suicide and their carers.

The Australian Drug Foundation launched its Get the effects by txt! drug text information service is a service that is a first of its kind in Australia. Get the effects by txt! is an addition to the ADF’s DrugInfo phone line, and can provide drug information direct to mobile phones, 24 hours a day, any day. People can text any drug name to 0439 TELL ME (0439 835 563) and receive an instant health and safety message in return. The message lists a number of the drug’s effects and provides links for further information on the ADF’s DrugInfo website, as well as the phone number of a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week free and confidential counselling service.