DASSA is a statewide health service and their site offers information specifically to young people who are worried about drug use and information on safe partying. Contains good information on different drugs and their effects including tobacco, alcohol, pharmaceuticals and illicit drugs.
P: 1300 131340 [24 hour telephone counseling and information].
This funky site is set out like a rave party with funky music playing and yet the content is so valuable. The site encourages safe partying, harm minimization and contains information on the Save A Mate peer education program. Find other info about party drugs and what to do if someone is in amphetamine psychosis.
P: 8100 4681 or 1800 246 850
The Drug Information Clearing House is a website with many interesting articles, papers, research and stories on drugs and drug use. It has a great 'drug fact' section and free resources are available.
A dramatic and graphical site about cigarette smoking and how to give up the habit. Has lots of images and a great sections about the damage smoking causes and information on the 'Cold hard facts' - enough to encourage anyone to give up.
P: 131 848
This site details the programs run by ADAC to deal with alcohol and drug problems within the Aboriginal community. Programs offered and contact numbers are listed on the site.
P: 362 0395
Follow the links to the various services the Salvos have for Addiction Services. The site is easy to navigate and provides contact numbers & explanation on various services offered. Specifically they run a shelter at 62A Whitmore Square that is a safe place to sober up providing free shelter and accommodation (24hr and 7 days week)
P: 8212 2855