Other Family Support Resources

Resource Centre for Family and Friends

At Odyssey House NSW our experienced team offers free individual and group counselling, support, information and education to people who are concerned about their own or a loved ones’ drug and/or alcohol use and the impact on their mental health. To speak with someone about these services, it is best to call 1800 397 739

In addition to our service offering additional resources are available online and we have outlined a list below for your research. 

Alcohol and Drug Foundation

The Alcohol and Drug Foundation is Australia’s leading organisation committed to preventing and minimising the harm caused by alcohol and other drugs.

Family Drug Support Australia

Family Drug Support Australia exists to assist families throughout Australia to deal with alcohol and drug issues in a way that strengthens relationships and achieves positive outcomes.

NSW Health resource specifically for family and friends

This Government resource is the perfect place to start when asking yourself how to go about helping someone close to you.

NSW Government family and Community Services Listing

This Government resource is a contact list of services and support, and information about FACS funded programs such as Brighter Futures and Staying Home Leaving Violence.

Raising Children

The Australian parenting website.

Youth Solutions

Youth Solutions is a youth drug and alcohol prevention and health promotion charity working with young people 12 – 25 years of age and the broader community.

Alcohol & Drug Information Service (ADIS)

Whether you are having issues with alcohol or other drugs, are concerned about someone else’s alcohol or other drug use, or just have general questions about alcohol call the 24 hour support line on 1800250 015.

Beyond Blue

National service offering resources, information and support around mental illness.


Crisis Support Hotline – 13 11 14

Cracks In The Ice

Cracks in the Ice is an online toolkit providing trusted, evidence-based information and resources about crystal methamphetamine (ice) for the community. This online resource is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.