Alcohol, tobacco and other drug services are provided in local communities by agencies from across government, non-government and private sectors. These services can provide information, assessment, counselling, treatment and referral.
To locate your nearest service:
Within the Preventative Health Directorate, Division of the Chief Health Officer the Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Prevention Unit, and Treatment Strategy Unit, is dedicated to the development and delivery of state-wide policy, programs and services for the prevention and treatment of alcohol, tobacco and other drug use and harms.
The Directorate works with other government agencies, non-government organisations and service providers to develop and deliver alcohol, tobacco and other drug programs and services across the State.
The Directorate also includes Drugs of Dependence Unit (DDU) which monitors the use of controlled or restricted drugs across the state, and the Queensland Needle and Syringe Program (QNSP) which works to reduce the spread of blood-borne infections in our community.
For more information:
The Alcohol and Drug Information Service 1800 177 833, is a confidential 24 hour, 7 day telephone service that offers information, advice, referral and counselling for any issues related to the use of alcohol and other drugs. For more information see the Help and Support.
Quitline 13 QUIT (13 7848), is a confidential telephone service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to offer assistance to smokers interested in changing their smoking behaviour.
Quitline Advisors provide individually tailored support, encouragement and self-help resources. If you are interested in quitting smoking, or would like information about how to best get started, contact the Quitline on 13 QUIT (13 7848). For more information about quitting smoking visit the Quit smoking information page.