Useful peer support resources

Useful peer support resources

Useful peer support resources

AOD and young people

Ways of working

Working in different settings


Sports/sporting clubs


Local government

Working with different populations

Other resources

AOD and mental health support services

Connecting community members with AOD, mental health and other support services.

If you find yourself in a conversation with a participant who might benefit from professional assistance, you can refer them onto one of the services below.

Mental health services


24-hour telephone crisis counselling service.

Phone: 13 11 14

Mensline Australia 

A dedicated service for men with relationship and family concerns.

Phone: 1300 78 99 78

Relationships Australia 

Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities.

Phone: 1300 364 277

1800 Respect 

A confidential service available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Provides support for: people experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, sexual assault, domestic or family violence and their friends, families, and support workers/professionals.

Phone 1800 737 732


Phone line counselling and information and referral to relevant services for depression and anxiety related matters.

Phone: 1300 22 46 36

Alcohol and other drug services

Alcohol and Drug Foundation – Drug Info and Advice Line

ADF provides reliable information and advice about alcohol and other drugs, including how you can best support yourself or someone you’re concerned about.

Phone: 1300 85 85 84

National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline (ADIS)

Phone: 1800 250 015 - automatically redirects the caller to the ADIS in the state or territory you are calling from. 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 or other drugs, you can call ADIS any time of the day or week for support, information, counselling and referral to services in your state or territory.

Family Drug Help

Program that provides practical help, information and support to families and friends impacted by someone’s drug and alcohol use.

Phone: 1300 660 068

Family Drug Support

Provides up to date information on all aspects of alcohol and drug use relative to the families of alcohol and other drug users.

Phone: 1300 368 186

Youth-oriented services


Headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation for 12-25-year-olds – helps young people who are going through a tough time.

Phone: 1800 650 890

Kids Helpline

A free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25 years.

Phone: 1800 55 1800

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