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.
Gambling and Alcohol counsellors often hear people admit: “I only gamble when I’ve had a couple.” Here are some activities you can try instead while social-distancing at home.
The 31st of May is World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The World Health Organisation is asking us as a community to recognise the dangers tobacco poses to young people and how we can protect them.
Over time, more options have surfaced for LGBTQIA+ people to connect within environments that aren’t driven by drinking and drugs. We share 5 LGBTQIA+ friendly social alternatives to bars and clubs.
It can feel like a long road supporting someone else who is struggling with their alcohol or drug use.
We recently examined the negative thinking patterns that turn our thoughts sour, in Gloomy guts: 5 ways that negativity clouds our thinking.
The Counselling Online peer support forums recently hosted a special Q&A with Shannon, our guest alcohol and drug counsellor from Turning Point.
Negative thinking can take over our thoughts until they start to feel normal. We share 5 ways to learn how to recognise when negativity is clouding our thoughts.
Changing your drinking or drug habits can be difficult at the best of times, but it sometimes feels even harder in Aussie culture, where alcohol seems to form the cornerstone of so many of our social interactions.