Alcohol and substance use

If your alcohol or drug use is becoming a problem for you or those around you, there are strategies and tools you can use to get it under control.

  • Drink responsibly

    For many Australians, alcohol is a part of social and cultural activities. Responsible drinking is about moderating and managing your alcohol consumption in healthy ways.
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    Alcohol use

    Alcohol affects everyone. How it affects you depends on how much you drink, your health, your age and other factors. Drinking too much can lead to harmful short-term and long-term effects.
  • Using drugs

    If your drug use is becoming a problem for you or those around you, there are strategies and tools you can use to get it under control.
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    Drug use disorders

    You can be high-functioning, hold down an important job and still be adversely affected by drugs. Not just illegal drugs, but also doctor-prescribed medications.