Preventing alcohol and other drug harms in Australia
Alcohol & Drug Information Service (ADIS)
Phone: 02 9361 8000 or 1800 422 599 (outside Metropolitan area) 24 hours, 7days
A FREE website that connects people in need with housing, a meal, money help, family violence support, counselling and much more.
FREE Help Me!’ Mobile App
Bursting The Bubble
What’s OK at Home – What family violence is; what’s OK and what is not OK.
Managing Teen Drinking, Schoolies, Standard Drinks Calculator, and more.
Drug Testing Kits [Note: NHW cannot endorse a product or service. We can simply bring them to your attention. You must do your own research.]
Drug Free Australia
Promoting illicit drug prevention initiatives nationally
Drug Information Library
Drug Information Line
Phone: 1300 85 85 84
DrugRehab.com (Advanced Recovery Systems)
Information and support to people fighting addiction and substance abuse. [Note: NHW cannot endorse a product or service. We can simply bring them to your attention. You must do your own research.]
Phone: 1800 55 1800
Kids Help Line (age 5 to 12)
To access counselling and mental health & well-being support
Phone: (02) 9416 0900
FREE legal service for Australian children and young people (and their advocates), providing legal information, advice and referrals by email
National Youth Mental Health Foundation Headspace
Online youth mental health professional counselling (ages 12 to 25)
NSW anti-bullying website
Resources and information for schools, parents and carers, and students.
If you feel unsafe at home, housing, protection, resources.
Alcohol – Useful Resources
(we like ‘Your Room”: A Place to get Facts about Alcohol & Other Drugs)
NSW Streetsmart published by Countrywide Australia
NSW Streetsmart Online Handbook
Street Smarthandbook – practical life guide for 16 and 17 yr old school leavers, designed to help prepare today’s youth for life after school. Topics – from sexual health & effects of drug and alcohol abuse, to legal rights and applying for a loan.
Helping young people have safe, positive experiences online
Teacher-led Online Resources (Yr 4+)
Practical tips, smartphones, ‘Parent’s guide to online safety’ pdf to download, cyberbullying, nudes & sexting, social networking, online pornography, online gaming, privacy, etc.
Report offensive or illegal content
Teens Alcohol and Other Drugs
Services, resources and other links
Victoria State Government
Better Health Channel
Drugs and Teenagers
Organisation representing youth homelessness in Australia
Link 2 Home
Info & referral service to assist homeless people and those at risk of homelessness.
Phone: 1800 152 152
Passports & traveling overseas
As well as the above, various topics: Cars & Driving; Courts, Police & the Law; Teen Issues; School; Health, Love & Sex; Public Transport; Internet, Phones & Technology; Violence & Harm; Money, Tax & Welfare; Employment; Getting Official Documents; At Home, Parents & Family.
To prevent unintentional injury of young Australians