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.
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.
Are you on a journey to stop using drugs or alcohol? We can help you draw a roadmap to change.
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.
Don’t get stuck in the negative self-image and stigma of substance use. Build a new identity that works for you.
We examine how online peer support can help people in recovery maintain changes to their alcohol or drug use.
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.
Culturally appropriate care is crucial to recovery. Our counsellor examines the difference between treatment in Australia and her homeland of Mexico.
At Counselling Online, we know it can be intimidating to approach a total stranger about what’s going on in your life.
For some drinking alcohol during or after a shift is a common part of the culture of the hospitality industry, especially for young men — but not everybody wants it to stay that way.
Over the past few years, many of us have lived with feelings of overwhelming uncertainty. Conditions through the pandemic have been constantly shifting.
Our counsellor Kurt explains why he became an alcohol and other drug counsellor.
We share tips to help families who are dealing with addiction get through the festive season.
We share our tips to help you change how methamphetamine impacts your life.