What really causes addiction — to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions. He started to wonder why we treat addicts the way we do — and if there might be a better way.
Our mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health.
Sober Nation is the nation’s largest recovery network and database for addiction treatment centers on the internet. We offer a variety of services and treatment options for anyone struggling with addiction.
Direct line provides a 24-hour telephone counselling, information and referral service for anyone in Victoria wishing to discuss an alcohol or drug-related issue.
SANE Australia is a national charity helping all Australians affected by mental illness. Guided by our vision and mission, values and behaviours, we help people improve their lives and reduce the risk of suicide.
Family Drug Help (FDH) provides a specialist service to support family members and friends who are concerned about a loved one’s alcohol and other drug use. Family Drug Help aims to strengthen clients’ physical and mental health
and their ability to cope with a very difficult situation.
The Black Dog Institute is a not-for-profit organisation and world leader in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder.