Explore stories, articles and strategies to support making change and living healthier. Our blogs are about life in general and in relation to alcohol and other substances.
Substance use can be a sensitive topic. If you’ve noticed something different about your loved one and think substance use could be involved, it can be hard to know what to do or how to offer support.
We discuss how to set useful resolutions in substance use recovery.
We share tips to help families who are dealing with addiction get through the festive season.
As public intoxication laws change, we examine the signs of alcohol overdose and how we can give first aid to protect each other.
Peer Worker PnorkelPW shares what to expect from residential detox programs.
Heavy alcohol use is closely associated with family violence, which can also lead a victim-survivor to drink. We offer resources to understand the issue and seek help.
We examine how people who are facing criminal charges can face their anxiety and seek legal advice to navigate the Australian criminal justice system.
Asserting healthy boundaries with adult children can be particularly challenging when drugs and alcohol are involved. Here’s how you can get started.
It’s been a heavy few years for Australian communities. Bushfires, pandemics, floods, inflation. A lot of us are looking for a way to release that tension.
Melody took what she learned as an AOD counsellor and used it to make positive changes to her own drinking and eating habits.
As a way of honouring and remembering loved ones who have passed we look at how medically supervised injecting facilities help the Australian community.
Self-assessment quizzes like the AUDIT or DUDIT can help you identify a problem with alcohol or drugs before it gets out of control.
Achievable goals can help you successfully change your substance use.