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Here are some useful links to Drug and Alcohol information:

Alcohol Drug Information Service (ADIS) NSW

You can call ADIS any time of the day or week for support, information, advice, crisis counselling and referral to services in NSW.

24/7 helpline: 1800 422 599

The Your Room website offers information about alcohol and a wide range of drugs, how they can affect people, withdrawal, and how to get help for yourself or for anyone else who needs it.

http://yourroom.com.au

Australian Drug Foundation (Drug Info)

Drug Info is a service provided by the Australian Drug Foundation that offers information about alcohol and other drugs and the prevention of related harms.

http://www.druginfo.adf.org.au/

National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NCPIC)

The National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NCPIC) is a Government Initiative aimed at providing evidence-based information about cannabis use to prevent uptake, especially by young people and in Aboriginal communities, and support treatment of users. 

https://ncpic.org.au/ 

Drug Information @ Your Library

Drug Info @ Your Library provides up to date information about alcohol and drugs on the website and through local public libraries in New South Wales. It is a joint initiative of NSW Health and the State Library of NSW.

http://www.druginfo.sl.nsw.gov.au/

Family Drug Support

Since it's inception in NSW in 1997, Family Drug Support (FDS) has developed Australia's only National 24hour telephone and support organisation for families affected by someone else's drug and alcohol use.

24/7 support line: 1300 368 186

http://www.fds.org.au/

A new support group for families, carers and friends affected by someone's drug use is now available.

This group provides a free, confidential and safe place for anyone who may be supporting someone with a drug or alcohol issue.

Second Tuesday of every month.

Salvation Army - 223 High St, Penrith.

Car park and access directly behind the building next door to ALDI.

Contact: Julie 0400 113 422

NA - Narcotics Anonymous

Phone helpline: 1300 652 820 

http://na.org.au/

AA - Alcoholics Anonymous

Phone helpline: 1300 222 222

http://www.aa.org.au

SMART Recovery

SMART Recovery is a free group program assisting people with any problematic behaviours, including addiction to drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, gambling, food, shopping, Internet and others.

http://smartrecoveryaustralia.com.au/

Lives of Substance

Lives of Substance presents the personal stories of people who consider themselves to have an alcohol or other drug addiction, dependence or habit.

http://www.livesofsubstance.org/

Mental Health Navigation Tool

The Mental Health Navigation Tool is a simple and friendly online platform that provides general mental health advice and localised information on mental health services, supports, advocacy and programs in the Penrith, Blue Mountains, Hawkesbury and Lithgow Local Government Areas. You can access the navigation tool here:

http://www.mentalhealthhelp.com.au/

 

 

 

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 12:18:10 PM