List of Free Detox Services In Melbourne
Difference between a rehab and a detox:
A Residential rehab is for people who have already detoxed off drugs and/or alcohol and are attempting to live life without using drugs or alcohol.
A detox is a process where the body removes toxic or unhealthy chemicals in a short period of time.
Residents wishing to detox on arrival will do so in a local private hospital
Helplines in Australia
Directline (ph: 1800 888 236) VICTORIA
Directline provides state-wide alcohol and other drug counselling, information and referrals 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Directline also provides the location and contact details for your nearest alcohol and drug service provider.
07 3837 5989 or 1800 177 833
Western Australia ADIS
08 9442 5000, 1800 198 024 (WA only) or
for parents: 08 9442 5050, 1800 653 203 (WA only)
Australian Capital Territory Alcohol & Drug Program
02 6205 4545
Northern Territory Alcohol & Other Drug Services
08 8922 8399 (Darwin), or
08 8951 7580 (Alice Springs)
1800 629 683 (NT only)
03 6233 6722 or 1800 811 994 (TAS only)
South Australia ADIS
08 8363 8618 or 1300 131 340
Support for people with drinking problems.
PH:1300 AA Hope
PH:1300 222 222
PH: (61 3) 9429 1833 E: [email protected]
For drug self help, peer support groups.
PH: (61 3) 9525 2833 : [email protected]
PH:1300 652 820
Australia’s leading alcohol and drug search directory
PH: (03) 9611 6100 E: [email protected]
Treatment – Research – Education
PH: (03) 8413 8413 E: [email protected]
Alcohol & Drug services
Smart Recovery Australia
SMART Recovery is a free group program assisting people with any problematic behaviours,
including addiction to drugs, alcohol, cigarettes,gambling, food, shopping, Internet and others.
PH: 02 9373 5100 E: [email protected]
Hello Sunday Morning is a program that helps everyday people take a
break from drinking and improve their relationship with alcohol.
The website offers a way for you to sign up and take a period of time from drinking,
achieve some goals and get some perspective on why and how you would like to drink.
Each one of your stories is an essential contribution to a better drinking culture.
Drug and alcohol services for people aged between 12 and 21 who are experiencing
significant problems related to their drug use.
PH: 1800 014 446 E: [email protected]
Services for families
Al Anon is a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience,
strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems. AlaTeen is a fellowship
of young Al-Anon members, usually teenagers, whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking.
PH: (61 3) 9620 2166 E: [email protected]
A 24-hour telephone counselling service for children and young people.
PH: 1800 551 800
Parentline provides a statewide telephone counselling service to
parents and carers of children aged from birth to eighteen years.
PH: 13 22 89
There are many self-help groups for family members of drug users across the State.
These groups provide a regular newsletter, support, information and advice for families.
PH: 1300 660 068 E: [email protected]
At First Step our clinicians specialise in addiction and are qualified,
experienced and competent in both addiction and mental health
We not only diagnose and treat the dependence but diagnose
and treat the mental health issues
The combination of this integrated team of clinicians who specialise
in addiction and our all-encompassing services means that every aspect
of an individual’s recovery can be supported and provided in one location
That means patients are more likely to move from the chaos of addiction and
into safe productive lives and is what sets First Step apart from other addiction treatment programs
42 Carlisle Street
St Kilda 3182
PH :+61 3 9537 3177
F :+61 3 9537 0133
PH:1800 423 238