Get help

If you’re concerned about your relationship with alcohol, or someone else’s, there’s a range of resources and support available.

  • Alcohol Anonymous Australia is a free support group that offers help for anyone choosing to stop drinking.

  • The Australian guidelines to reduce health risks from drinking alcohol by the National Health and Medical Research Council aim to help individuals make informed decisions about drinking alcohol.

  • BeyondBlue provides information on alcohol and mental health. It also offers immediate support. Call 1300 22 4636 24 hours / 7 days a week.

  • The Department of Health provides information on the risk factors for cancer, including alcohol. 

  • DrinkWise provides a list of alcohol support services

  • Australia provides information on talking to your teen about alcohol.

  • Health Engine offers a blood alcohol concentration calculator so you can better understand how alcohol affects you.

  • The National Alcohol and Other Drug hotline provides free and confidential advice about alcohol and other drugs. Call 1800 250 015.

  • The National Organisation for FASD (NOFASD) helps people affected by Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders by linking those with lived experience with researchers and clinicians.

  • 1800Respect provides confidential information, counselling and support service
    to people experiencing sexual assult, and domestic and family violence