Alcohol Drug Information Services ADIS

“24 hour confidential education, information, referral and crisis counselling.”

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

“Information, education, referral and a forum for methadone and buprenorphine service issues”

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 (Monday – Friday 9:30am-5:00pm excl public holidays)



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 Hospitals

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



Department of Human Services (Centrelink)