Alcohol & Other Drug Services

Alcohol & Other Drug Services: Services that offer a range of support for people experiencing drug and alcohol issues as well as their families.

Name of Service Service / Program Website Phone
Family Drug Support Group Support Group for families Jim 0437  981  316
Bacchus Marsh Life Church Support Group
Alcoholics Anonymous Support Group 9429 1833
Bacchus Marsh Medical Centre Hospital Detox 5367 3333
Narcotics Anonymous Support Group 9525 2833
Needle & Syringe Program at Bacchus Marsh & Melton Regional Hospital Emergency Department Free needles swabs and syringes for injecting drug use as well as providing a return facility for safe disposal of used syringes and needles 5367 2000
1800 ICE ADVICE 24/7 Advice and support for people who use ice their families and health professionals 1800 423 238
ACSO Connect Intake & Assessment Service 1300 022 760
Djerriwarrh Health Services Alcohol and Other Drug Counselling. Needle Syringe Program. Bed for Drug Rehabilitation 9747 7600
Ballarat Community Health Alcohol and Drug Youth Outreach Service. Counselling and home based withdrawal nurse. 5338 4500
DirectLine 24/7 Confidential alcohol and drug counselling and referral line 1800 088 236
YSAS (Youth Support & Advocacy Service) Specialises in offering treatment support and early intervention for vulnerable young Victorians (aged 10—25 years) struggling with substance dependence 1800 458 685
YoDAA (Youth Drug and Alcohol Advice) Line Telephone information and advice for young people and others concerned about them 1800 458 685
Uniting Care Ballarat Alcohol & Drug Program - Tabor House 5332 1286
Bluebird House Bluebird House is a recently established not-for-profit organisation is that dedicated to treating those battling substance addiction. In the context of a therapeutic community offering a minimum of 90 days stay in which the emphasis will be on peer-based support. Bluebird House aims to provide help for those who desperately need and want it and for whom the cost of private rehabilitation is unaffordable. 0403 308 071
Family Drug Support 24/7 Support for families faced with problematic drug use 1300 368 186
Family Drug Help Line Referral support and Information to families 1300 660 068
National Cannabis Information & Helpline (NCPIC) An evidence based information about cannabis use to prevent uptake especially by young people and in Aboriginal communities and support treatment of users. 1800 30 40 50
PAMS (Pharmacotherapy Advocacy Mediation & Support Advice for anyone experiencing trouble with their pharmacotherapy program (Methadone Suboxone etc). Operates Monday to Friday 10am – 6pm 1800 443 844
Al-Anon & Alateen Family Groups Helps families and friends who live or have lived in a ‘drinking’ environment. Call to find a meeting place near you. 9642 3330
QUIT Support for people wanting to quit smoking nicotine 13 78 48
Counselling Online 24/7 Free alcohol and drug counselling online
Say When Online support for monitoring alcohol intake
Your Room Information about alcohol and a wide range of drugs and support and treatment options
Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre 8413 8413