Health & lifestyle
Alcohol and drugs useful links
Information on alcohol use, as well as a list of national and state organisations that provide help and support for people with alcohol and other drug use problems.
A non-government, not-for-profit organisation that has a number of programs for alcohol and other drug-dependent people living in Queensland.
This is a mutual support group for people wanting to stop drinking alcohol. AA membership is free and the group is not affiliated with any religion, political party, organisation or institution. In Australia, there are about 18,000 members. Meetings range in size from 5 attendees to 100 or more in larger communities. The AA program, known as The Twelve Steps, provides a framework for self-examination and a road to recovery, free of alcohol.
Provides a range of resources related to Indigenous use of alcohol, including an extensive list of state-based support programs.
This is a Department of Veterans’ Affairs website that provides information on health and alcohol use, including a questionnaire to assess whether your drinking is putting your health at risk.
This is a Melbourne-based organisation which has a helpline and support groups for families dealing with alcohol and other drug use.
For people who have risky or problematic alcohol use. It includes screening measures, information, interactive tools and a guide book.