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Finding help for alcohol and other drug problems

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Q1

In the last 6 months have you needed to drink or use drugs more to get the effects you want?

Q2

When you have cut down or stopped drinking or using drugs in the past, have you experienced any symptoms, such as sweating, shaking, feeling sick in the tummy, vomiting, diarrhoea, feeling really down or worried, problems sleeping, aches and pains?

Q3

How often do you feel that you end up drinking or using drugs much more than you expected?

Q4

Do you ever feel out of control with your drinking or drug use?

Q5

How difficult would it be to stop or cut down on your drinking or drug use?

Q6

What time of the day do you usually start drinking or using drugs?

Q7

How often do you find that your whole day has involved drinking or using drugs?

There are support services available.

There is a range of services available in South Australia for people who experience problems with alcohol and other drugs, which means there are many options for people with differing needs and treatment preferences. Many of these services are free.

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Would you like to speak to someone now?

Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS) is a confidential telephone counselling, information and referral service. (Available 8:30am-10pm, 7 days for SA callers only).

You can also contact a counsellor online 24/7.

1300 13 1340 more info