Helpful Resources

Alcohol Drug Information Services ADIS
ADIS 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Call them if you:
  • are concerned about someone’s alcohol or drug use, or
  • have general questions about alcohol or drugs,
You can call ADIS any time of the day or week for support, information, counselling and referral to services in NSW.
Tel: (02) 9361 8000 or 1800 422 599
Opioid Treatment Line OTL (formerly MACS)
Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5.00pm
Call them if you:
  • are currently on an opioid pharmacotherapy program (treatment using prescribed methadone or buprenorphine), or
  • want to be on a program and have questions about treatment
Tel: 1800 642 428
Stimulant Treatment Line (STL)
STL 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Call them if:
  • you have questions or need help about psychostimulants (amphetamines, methamphetamines, cocaine, and ecstasy) use.
Tel: 02 9361 8088 or 1800 10 11 88
NSW & ACT Quitline
Call them if:
  • you need advice and support in helping you cut down, quit smoking or stay quit. Quitline also offers multilingual services.
Tel: 13 78 48
NSW Needle Clean Up Hotline
Call them if:
  • you want to dispose needles and syringes,
  • they also coordinate the clean-up of dumped needles and syringes in public places anywhere in NSW.
Tel: (02) 9265 9333 or 1800 633 353


Codeine and painkiller dependency treatment


NSW Users & AIDS Association (NUAA)
Tel: (02) 8354 7300
National Hepatitis Information Line
Tel: 1800 437 222
Beyond Blue
If you need help and support with mental health issues, such as anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts.
NSW Mental Health Line
Tel: 1800 011 511


Local Hospital
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Missenden Road
Camperdown, NSW 2050
Tel: (02) 9515 6111


St. Vincent’s Hospital
390 Victoria Street
Darlinghurst, NSW 2010
Tel: (02) 8382 1111


NSW Poisons Information Centre
Tel: 13 11 26

NSW Needle and Syringe Program (NSP) Outlets