support

Need more support?

If you are pregnant, and have any questions about alcohol and pregnancy, you can talk to your doctor, midwife, or obstetrician.

They can help you with your individual situation and advise on the best way forward.

There are also a range of services below that can support you or a family member around alcohol, health and mental health.

Pregnancy, breastfeeding, & health

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 discover all about pregnancy, birth, being a parent and raising a child.

1800 882 436
www.pregnancybirthbaby.org.au

Health Direct Australia

24/7 health advice.

1800 022 222
www.healthdirect.gov.au

Australian Breastfeeding Association

Australia’s peak body for breastfeeding information and support, helping more than 80,000 mothers each year. The ABA also provides information and training to health professionals who work with mothers and babies.

1800 686 268
www.breastfeeding.asn.au

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Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

NOFASD Australia

As the peak national body, NOFASD promotes 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

1800 860 613
www.nofasd.org.au

FASDHub

A repository of evidence-based Australian information on pregnancy, alcohol and FASD.

www.FASDHub.org.au

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Alcohol & other drugs

National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline

Confidential advice about alcohol and other drugs.

1800 250 015

Alcohol and Drug Foundation

Information and referral services.

1300 85 85 84
www.adf.org.au

Sober in the Country

A rural charity that works to deliver national alcohol awareness via real talk.

www.soberinthecountry.org

Alcoholics Anonymous Australia

AA is an informal society of more than 2 million recovering alcoholics to provide each other strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

1300 222 222
www.aa.org.au

Al-Anon Family Group

Al-Anon helps families and friends of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with someone whose drinking is a problem.

1300 252 666
www.al-anon.org.au

Hello Sunday Morning

A community of people who support each other as they face similar challenges in changing their relationship with alcohol through the Daybreak app.

One-on-one counselling with professional health coaches is available, and all registration costs are subsidised by the Australian Government.

1300 403 196
www.hellosundaymorning.org

Family Drug Support

Support for people who are worried about the alcohol and drug use of their family and loved ones.

1300 368 186
www.fds.org.au

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.

www.smartrecoveryaustralia.com.au

Turning Point

Turning Point provides 24/7 online counselling to people adversely affected by alcohol, other drugs and gambling.

1800 888 236 (Vic)
www.turningpoint.org.au

Supporting Family Conversations

The Supporting Family Conversations website has been designed to meet parents’ and schools’ information needs, and to support communication between parents and their adolescent children about alcohol and cybersafety.

www.supportingfamilyconversations.com.au

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Mental health

Beyond Blue

Information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health.

1300 22 4636
www.beyondblue.org.au

Kids Help Line

Online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.

1800 55 1800
www.kidshelpline.com.au

Lifeline

24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

13 11 14
www.lifeline.org.au

Reach Out

Online mental health organisation for young people and their parents.

au.reachout.com

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Family violence

1800RESPECT

24/7 Sexual assault and domestic violence counselling service.

1800 737 732
www.1800respect.org.au

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