Blog

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.

time to cut down drinking

Drinking alcohol, for many Australians, is a regular part of life. Broadly people think that drinking is safe, especially because it’s legal and very easy to buy. However, it can do a great deal of damage to people, as well as their families and communities.

14 Apr 2019
hiking

Do I need to make a change to my drinking and drug use? Once we've identified that we need to make a change we can take the right steps.

28 Mar 2019
friends supporting each other

I grew up with an alcoholic father, and in years to come it would be that my three brothers would have a similar path.

07 Dec 2016
prepare for change

Have you been thinking about cutting down or completely stopping your alcohol or drug use for a while? It’s common that people aren’t sure where to start, so we are going to have a look at some easy ways to help prepare for change.

11 Nov 2016
helping loved ones

One of the involved peers at Turning Point shares his recovery story and how helping others stay on track helped him stay on track.

24 Oct 2016
woman reading in a hammock to relax

Jesse and Sam’s situations are quite different but they have both got into a habit of using alcohol to manage stress and relax. They both contacted Counselling Online because they were worried about their drinking.

24 Oct 2016