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
Website: http://yourroom.com.au
 
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
Website: http://cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/safesharpsdisposal
Website: https://www.safesharps.org.au/

 

Codeine and painkiller dependency treatment
 Website: www.turntohelp.com.au

 

NSW Users & AIDS Association (NUAA)
Tel: (02) 8354 7300
Website: http://www.nuaa.org.au
 
National Hepatitis Information Line
Tel: 1800 437 222
Website: http://www.hepatitisaustralia.com/hepatitis-c-facts/treatment-for-hep-c
 
Beyond Blue
If you need help and support with mental health issues, such as anxiety, depression and suicidal thoughts.
Website: https://www.beyondblue.org.au
 
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
Website: http://www.poisonsinfo.nsw.gov.au/
 

NSW Needle and Syringe Program (NSP) Outlets

Website: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/hepatitis/Pages/nsp-outlets.aspx