Alcohol Addiction Help

ReachOut.com is an Australian organisation that helps people understand the issues that relate to mental health and wellbeing. Reach Out offers access to services and opportunities to connect with other people.

They suggest the following ways to help beat alcohol addiction:

• Make it difficult to access alcohol
• Have things you can do to distract yourself
• If possible get support from your family and friends
• Talking to someone you trust
• Eating well and drinking lots of water
• Seek out counselling if you feel it may be helpful
• Call a helpline for advice

Help line numbers within Australia

NSW


Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS) - 02 9361 8000 OR 1800 422 599
Family Drug Support Helpline 1300 368 186

ACT


ADIS - 02 6205 4545

VIC


Direct Line (Drug Advice) - 1800 888 236
Family Drug and Alcohol Help 1300 660 068 or 03 9573 1780

QLD


ADIS - 07 3837 5989 OR 1800 177 833
Family Drug Support Helpline 1300 368 186

TAS


ADIS - 1800 811 994 or 03 9416 1818

SA


ADIS - 08 8363 8618 OR 1300 131 340
Family Drug Support Helpline 1300 368 186

WA


ADIS - 08 9442 5000 OR 1800 198 024

NT


ADIS - 1800 629 683 or Darwin 08 8922 8399 or Alice Springs 08 8951 7580
Amity Community Services - 1800 684 372

For more information visit http://au.reachout.com/

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