Information lines for women and professionalsIf you are a woman who is pregnant or planning pregnancy and you are having trouble stopping drinking or cutting down, or if you have a patient or client that needs further help or support, contact the following numbers for advice and support:
Contact: Pregnancy Birth and Baby Helpline
Service Provided: 24-hour confidential information, advice and referral
Website: Pregnancy Birth and Baby website
Telephone: 1800 822 436
Contact: HealthDirect Australia
Service provided: 24-hour confidential information, advice and referral
Website: HealthDirect Australia website
Telephone: 1800 022 222
In Victoria, the service can be accessed by NURSE-ON-CALL (1300 60 60 24).
In Queensland, the service can be accessed by 13 HEALTH (13 43 25 84).
Contact: National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline
The states and territories operate local alcohol and other drug telephone services that offer support, information, counselling and referrals to services. These Alcohol and Drug Information Services offer services for:
- family and friends
- general practitioners
- other health professionals
- business and community groups.