Need more support?
If you are pregnant and have questions about alcohol, pregnancy and breastfeeding, talk to your doctor, midwife, or obstetrician. They can help you with your individual situation and provide you with specific advice.
There are also a range of services below that can support you or a family member with alcohol, physical and mental health, as well as specialist services for people who are pregnant and need support stopping their alcohol and/or drug use.
Don’t currently have a GP?
For support service workers:
On this page:
Pregnancy, Birth & Baby
Supporting parents on the journey from pregnancy to preschool. Speak to a maternal child health nurse for personal advice and guidance, and learn all about pregnancy, birth, being a parent and raising a child.
Health Direct Australia
24-hour health advice.
Australian Breastfeeding Association
Australia’s peak body for breastfeeding information and support. Alcohol Breastfeeding Association also provides information and training to health professionals who work with mothers and babies.
Promoting the prevention, diagnosis, early intervention, and management of FASD. NOFASD operates the FASD helpline, providing support and resources to individuals, families, pregnant women, and service providers across Australia.
Australia’s hub for information and resources about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disoder (FASD), alcohol and pregnancy – for health professionals, teachers, justice professionals, researchers, parents and carers.
National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline
Free and confidential support around alcohol and other drugs.
Alcohol and Drug Foundation
DrugInfo advisors can provide free, confidential info and advice on reducing harm from alcohol and other drug use, treatment options and support services.
Sober in the Country
A national, grassroots, rural charity that works to deliver national alcohol awareness via real talk.
Alcoholics Anonymous Australia
An informal society of more than two million people recovering from alcohol addiction. Members provide each other with strength and hope to solve their common problem and recover together.
Al-Anon Family Group
Helps families and friends of people who have experienced alcohol addiction recover from the effects of living with someone whose drinking is a problem.
Hello Sunday Morning
A community of people who support each other as they face similar challenges in changing the role of alcohol in their lives, including through the Daybreak app with one-on-one counselling with professional health coaches available.
Family Drug Support
Support for people who are worried about the alcohol and drug use of a family member or loved one.
Smart Recovery in Australia
Empowers people to help themselves and each other manage addictive behaviours for the improvement of the health and social wellbeing of the community.
Provides 24-hour online counselling to people adversely affected by alcohol, other drugs, and gambling.
Information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health.
Online counselling service for people aged 5 to 25.
24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention service.
Online mental health organisation for young people and their parents.
Specialist services by state
Some states and territories have specialist services for women who are pregnant, who may need support with alcohol or other drug concerns, including dependence. Most jurisdictions offer a clinical advisory service to help health professionals assess and support people with alcohol or other drug concerns.