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Drug and Alcohol Abuse Programs


YSAS – Youth Support & Advocacy Service

Level 1/ 131 Johnston St Fitzroy, Vic 3065
61 3 9415 8881

Provide a range of intensive individualised supports and interventions to highly vulnerable young people aged 12-21 years experiencing drug and alcohol and other substance abuse issues. 12 locations throughout Victoria

Reach Out

For Young people seeking substance abuse support

Provides an online space for young people to learn about the effects of addiciton, what addiction is and when to tell what crosses the line.

Youth Outreach Drug Counselling (YNOT)

City Office 7-9 Hosier Lane Melbourne 3000
9945 2100

Is a successful outreach drug and alcohol treatment service for young people aged between 12 and 25 years. Youth focused and friendly the team is mobile and travel to meet clients in informal settings YNOT. provides personalised, confidential outreach counselling, support, education and referrals for individuals dealing with alcohol and or other drug abuse or dependence problems. You choose the location and we come to you, to ensure a confidential and flexible routine that removes hesitations that individuals might hold when looking to reach out and ask for assistance.

Odyssey House Victoria

660 Bridge Road Richmond, Victoria 3121
9420 7600

Odyssey House aims to support the widest range of people, welcoming all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, those from culturally diverse backgrounds, and those from LGBTQI communities to their services. The range of services include:

  • Assessments

  • Counselling and support

  • Residential rehabilitation

  • Financial Counselling

  • Youth and family services

  • Education and training

  • Child, you and family services

  • Drink and drug driving education

Vincent Care Victoria

All young people seeking support

1800 ICE ADVICE Phone: 1800 423 238 DirectLine Phone: 1800 888 236 DrugInfo Phone: 1300 858 584

Direct Line

1800 888 236

Within the broader alcohol and drug service delivery framework, DirectLine provides:

  • Information, counselling and referral around alcohol and drug issues

  • An immediate and highly accessible alcohol and drug response service, especially to populations in remote areas

  • Access to a 24/7 service by phone or online

  • Brief interventions within a harm minimisation framework to prevent or reduce problems associated with drug use

  • An anonymous and confidential service

YODDA For Youth AOD advice call YoDAA
on 1800 458 685

Youth drugs and Alcohol advice service. This website has an interactive tool which can help young people work out where they're at with drug and alcohol use. They receive great feedback along the way and personalised outcomes at the end.

Bunjilwarra Koorie Youth Alcohol and Drug healing Service

Phone: (03) 5979 2011 Fax: (03) 5979 3211 Email:

Bunjilwarra is a 12 bed residential rehabilitation and healing service for Aboriginal young people (male and female) aged between 16 and 25 years. It is a purpose-built, statewide service situated in Hastings, Victoria. To be eligible for acceptance to Bunjilwarra, a young person must:
• Identify as being of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.
• Be between 16 and 25 years of age.
• Require treatment to manage their alcohol and/or drug problem.
• Be prepared to enter the program voluntarily. In addition, the young person must:
• Demonstrate that they are ready to address their alcohol and other drug issues, including a willingness to participate in the development and achievement of personal goals.
• Make a commitment to actively participate in all aspects of the program, in particular group based and one-on-one activities. • Be willing to participate and live in a therapeutic community environment.

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