There are a range of services available to help you whatever stage you are at.

Directions ACT

Direction’s focus has always been on addressing the needs of clients in a non-judgmental way and their service is available to anyone impacted by alcohol, drugs and other addictions, including those for whom abstinence is not the immediate goal. Visit Website

SMART Recovery

Evidence-based support groups empowering people to take control of addictive behaviours associated with alcohol, drugs, gambling & others. Available here at SoBar online or face to face. Register Here


Karralika Programs Inc. has been operating in the ACT for 40 years, supporting adults and their families in Canberra and surrounding regions through a range of alcohol and drug programs.

“We exist to provide specialist end to end drug and alcohol services to support the needs of individuals, families and communities.” Visit Website

CatholicCare (Canberra & Goulburn)

CatholicCare Canberra & Goulburn have been providing specialist Alcohol and Other Drug programs to the Canberra community for over 10 years. CatholicCare employ qualified Alcohol, Tobacco & other Drug workers who provide a professional, non-judgmental service following a harm minimisation approach.. Visit Website

Rainbow LGBTIQA+ AA Canberra

4pm Saturdays, Uniting Church, Corner of Fawkner & Farrer Streets, Braddon.

National Alcohol and Other Drug hotline –1800 250 015

A 24/7 free and confidential hotline for anyone being affected by alcohol or drugs – support includes counselling, advice and referral to local services.

Alcohol and Drug Services ACT

Canberra Health Services offers information, advice, referral, intake, assessment and support twenty-four hours a day. Visit Website

Counselling Online

A free and confidential online service that provides 24/7 support to people across Australia affected by alcohol or drug use. Support includes online chat counselling, peer support forum, self-help tools and information articles. Visit Website

Family Drug Help – 1300 660 068

Information, peer support and referral for family, friends and partners of people with a dependence on alcohol or other drugs.

Hello Sunday Morning

Changing Australia’s relationship with alcohol one Sunday at a time. Visit Website

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