Useful resources

  • Your Room – Alcohol and Drug Information Service
    Phone 1800 250 015
    24/7 information, support, and referrals for those affected by alcohol and other drug use.  Includes access to ADIS Webchat. Webchat is a free, anonymous, and confidential chat service for people who have concerns about alcohol or other drug use. Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5pm (including public holidays).
  • Family Drug Support
    Phone 1300 368 186
    Supporting families affected by Alcohol and other Drugs.
  • Aboriginal Yarning Line
    Phone 0408 985 916
    This deadly service offers a yarn with our MNCLHD Aboriginal Mental Health and Drug and Alcohol staff. Our Wellbeing Yarning Line is available from 9am to 4pm weekdays.
  • The Buttery
    Phone 02 6687 1111
    The Buttery is a not-for-profit charitable addiction and mental health organisation. They deliver evidence-based long and short-term residential rehabilitation and outreach programs to support people living with alcohol and substance misuse and mental health conditions. Services are in the Mid North Coast, and Northern NSW.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
    Phone 1300 222 222
  • Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
    Phone 1300 652 820                     
  • Kids Helpline
    Phone 1800 551 800
    24 hour support for young  people aged 5 – 25 years.  Includes access to online counselling chat and email counselling.  
  • NSW Mental Health Line
    Phone 1800 011 511
    The Mental Health Line is not a counselling service. The professionals working on the line will connect people with the right care for them.
  • Mid North Coast Local Health District Mental Health services
  • Lifeline Australia
    Phone 13 11 44
    Crisis support, suicide prevention. 24 hour support, counselling, information, and referrals.  Includes Lifeline online counselling ’chat’ counselling provides short-term support for people having difficulty coping or staying safe.
  • Suicide Call Back Service
    Phone 1300 659 467
    24 hour telephone and online counselling ‘Chat’ counselling for people affected by suicide, including people who are feeling suicidal, people who are worried someone they know may be suicidal, and people who have lost someone to suicideIncludes online and video counselling services.
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