Better Health Channel


DrugInfo is a service provided by the Alcohol and Drug Foundation that provides information aboutalcohol and other drugs and resources to prevent alcohol- and drug-related harm.

Services provided

  • Resource centre featuring a comprehensive library and information service for people working and studying in alcohol- and drug-related work settings
  • Publications profiling evidence-based research
  • Mobile-friendly website where visitors can search for information about individual drugs, find resources for clients and for professional development, and find out where to get help
  • Seminars and webinars to keep up to date with the alcohol and drug treatment field
  • Get the effects by txt! – an SMS-based drug information service providing people with information about the effects of drugs in a confidential and accessible way 24 hours a day


Available to anyone affect by alcohol and drug problems

How to access

Call 1300 85 85 84


The National Relay Service (NRS) is available to help callers with a hearing or speech impairment. For:

The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is available (24 hours, 7 days) for callers who speak other languages. Call 131 450.


DrugInfo is a free service.
Calls are charged at the cost of a local call.
Calls from mobile phones may be charged at a higher rate.




  • The DrugInfo website has valuable research and information on preventing alcohol and drug misuse. 
  • DrugInfo offers a wide range of free resources about alcohol and drugs, including fact sheets, pamphlets and reports. These may be accessed in hard copy or by downloading and printing the  resources directly.