Immediate Support

The TARA Clinic is not a crisis service which means the site and groups are not monitored 24/7.

In the event that you are feeling distressed, unsafe or triggered outside of your scheduled
sessions with a counsellor, we recommend you contact either 000 or connect with our
favourite community support services.

Alcohol and Drug Information Service

The Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS) is a free 24-hour phone and online support service for individuals living with addiction and their friends or family.

Phone the support line on: 1800 250 015
or visit the website


Family Drug Support

Family Drug Support is a 24-hour phone support line for families in crisis due to drug and alcohol issues.

Phone: 1300 368 186
for support or visit their website

Suicide Call Back Service

The Suicide Call Back Hotline is a free 24-hour phone counselling service for people who are experiencing distressing and intrusive self-harm and suicidal thoughts.

Phone the help line on: 1300 659 467
or visit their website

SMART Recovery

SMART Recovery is a free community support group run by trained facilitators and designedto assist people to find their version of recovery.

Visit the website to find out more

Ask Izzy

Ask Izzy is basically a one stop shop website for your community support needs, including Centrelink, crisis housing options, support for Domestic and Family Violence and a range of other things.

Visit the website to find out more