For free and confidential advice about alcohol and other drugs, call the National Alcohol and Other Drug hotline: 1800 250 015. It will automatically direct you to the Alcohol and Drug Information Service in your state or territory. Click here for more information
An online text-based counselling for people concerned about their own drinking or drug use. The service is equally available to people concerned about a family member, relative or friend. Click here for more information
Suzie is an accredited mental health Social Worker and has over 20 years’ clinical experience in the fields of substance misuse, mental health, forensics, research and evaluation. Suzie has worked, developed and managed community-based and residential alcohol and drug services both in Australia and overseas with a focus on methamphetamines. Currently the Clinical Director at NADA (Network of Alcohol and Drugs Agencies), Suzie has worked on resources to improve AOD treatment for women and their children, Family Inclusive Practice, AOD treatment for LGBTI communities and Methamphetamine use. In addition, she provides private consultancy, training workshops designed to enhance the capacity of the AOD treatment sector and maintains a private counselling and clinical supervision practice. Suzie has a PhD in public health and community medicine and a passion for engaging with social change.