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Substance use

Substance use can complicate symptoms or side-effects of cancer and its treatments. If you or someone close to you needs help with or has concerns around substance use, the sites below offer information about help, advice and services available:

Support information and services

Confidential alcohol and drug counselling and referral in Victoria.

The Better Health Channel provide information and access to support services forĀ families to help them start to deal with alcohol and drug concerns, to assist you every step of the way.

DirectLine offer confidential alcohol and drug counselling and support both online and by phone.

Turning Point provide compassionate care for people affected by substance use problems. They work with the needs of the individual, their family and significant other, offering alcohol and other drug counselling, medical treatment, dual diagnosis (substance use and mental health) assessment and detoxification either out-patient or residential.