Better Health Channel
betterhealth.vic.gov.au
betterhealth.vic.gov.au

Description 

Through various programs and research initiatives, the Alcohol and Drug Foundation helps prevent alcohol and other drug harm in the community. It does this through sporting clubs, workplaces, healthcare settings and schools, offering educational information, drug and alcohol prevention programs and advocating for strong and healthy communities.

Services provided

  • Community programs to raise awareness of issues around alcohol and drugs
  • Workplace services such as consultation and education
  • Information services providing up-to-date research and information
  • DrugInfo phone line and website 

Eligibility

Available to anyone in Australia

How to access

Call the DrugInfo Line on 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.

Costs

Calls to the DrugInfo Line are charged at the cost of a local call.

Calls from mobile phones may be charged at a higher rate.

Tip

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

Important

In an emergency, call triple zero (000).

For crisis counselling, call: