Frequently Asked Questions
How can I help someone to stop using drugs?
There are a variety of treatment pathways available for people with drug -related problems. The drug(s) used and the availability of services, as well as the user's health, desired outcome, support network and unique circumstances need to be taken into consideration.
Deciding on the best treatment pathway, or combination of pathways, is best done in consultation with a drug and alcohol counsellor. Call the Parent and Family Drug Support Line for more information on (08) 9442 5050 or email email@example.com.
I need to get help but am concerned about privacy?
We recommend you contact the Alcohol and Drug Support Line (ADSL). ADSL is a 24hr confidential service, and they can help with information, counselling, referral and advice on alcohol and other drugs. The can be contacted directly on (08) 9442 5000 or 1800 198 024 (country callers toll-free) or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alternatively you can speak with them confidentially via the live chat function on the Drug Aware Website.
What is the Meth Helpline?
The Meth Helpline is a free confidential, non-judgemental telephone counselling, information and referral service for anyone concerned about their own or another person’s meth use.
Call the Meth Helpline on 1800 874 878.
The medics are here to help you, not call the Police*
It's safer not to use drugs, but if someone does and starts to have problems - get help fast! Call an ambulance on 000 or if you're at a festival go to the First Aid Tent.
*The Police will not attend unless there is a death or someone is threatened.