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Drug & Alcohol issues


The Drug and Alcohol Consultation Liaison Service at the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) provides expert guidance and advice to internal clinical staff caring for inpatients who have been identified with drug and alcohol issues. This service is available Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm.

The service provides advice on treatment options for patients who are unwell due to their use of alcohol or drugs, while they are under care at the RAH, and assists in the identification of appropriate service for patients for follow-up or additional treatment following discharge.

If you are looking for support for yourself, a family member or friend experiencing drug and alcohol issues, the following services can provide help and advice.

The Alcohol & Drug Information Services (ADIS)

Telephone: 1300 131 340 (8.30am to 10pm, 7 days a week)

ADIS provides confidential telephone counselling and information between 8.30am to 10pm 7 days a week. This service is available toll-free to all members of the South Australian community. Callers can access treatment services, as well as general information about tobacco, alcohol and illicit drugs.

Family Drug Support (FDS)

Support Line: 1300 368 186 - 24 hours, 7 days a week

The FDS provides support for family members who are dealing with a loved one affected by alcohol and drug issues.

For further information, visit the Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia (DASSA) website.

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