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External data sources about alcohol and other drugs

  • Australian Secondary Students Survey of Alcohol and other Drugs (ASSAD)
  • Drug Use Monitoring in Australia (DUMA)
  • Drugs and New Technologies (DNet)
  • Ecstasy and related Drugs Reporting System (EDRS)
  • Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS)
  • Illicit Drug Data Report (IDDR)
  • National Illicit Drug Indicators Project (NDIP)
  • Seizure data from the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
  • The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Causes of Death database
  • The ABS National Health Survey
  • The ABS National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey
  • The ABS National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey
  • The ABS National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing

Organisations

Below is a list of links to related organisational websites across the government, non-government and academic sector.

Australian government

  • Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Human Services
  • Prime Minister and Cabinet
  • Department of Social Services
  • Australian Customs Service
  • Attorney Generals
  • Australian Institute of Criminology
  • Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission
  • Australian National Advisory Council on Alcohol and Drugs (ANACAD)
  • National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
  • Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS)

State and territory governments

Non-government organisations

Academic and research organisations

Where can I get more information about drugs and other issues?

For general information about alcohol and other drugs you can visit the Alcohol and Drug Information Network website at
www.druginfo.adf.org.au.

If you have any concerns about your own or other's alcohol or drug use you can discuss this with your local General Practitioner.

For emotional support please contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 (24/7) www.lifeline.org.au.

If you want to contact a drug treatment agency you can find out more about these services by visiting the Australian directory of alcohol and drug information services and treatment centres website at www.adin.com.au/help-support-services.

For support or treatment in your state/territory, you can contact one of the state services listed below.

New South Wales

Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS)

Sydney: 02 9361 8000
Regional NSW: 1800 422 599
A 24-hour confidential information, advice and referral telephone service.

Victoria

Direct Line 1800 888 236
24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Confidential alcohol and drug counselling and referral line.

Queensland

Alcohol and Drug Information Services (ADIS) 1800 177 833
24-hour Alcohol and Drug Information Service.

Western Australia

WA Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS)

Perth: 08 9442 5000
Regional WA: 1800 198 024
A 24-hour, confidential telephone service that provides information, counselling, referral and advice.

South Australia

Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS) 1300 131 340
A 24-hour telephone information, counselling and referral service.

Tasmania

Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS) 1800 811 994
24-hour telephone service offering information, advice, referral, intake, assessment and support.

Australian Capital Territory

ACT Health Services: Alcohol and Other Drugs 02 6207 9977
24-hour telephone service offering information, advice, referral, intake, assessment and support.

Northern Territory

Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS) 1800 131 350
24-hour alcohol and drug telephone information and counselling service