Alcohol and Drug Consultation and Liaison Service

Provides consultation and liaison support, assessment information and referrals for people in The Canberra Hospital who are experiencing ATOD issues

Building 7, The Canberra Hospital, Palmer St, Garran ACT , Canberra ACT 2605 Australia

Operating hours

8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Wait time

No or N/A (typically no waiting times)

After hours support



Provides assessment, support, information and referrals for people admitted in The Canberra Hospital that are also experiencing ATOD issues. The service works in cooperation with doctors, nurses and other staff at The Canberra Hospital.

Age range eligibility

18-25 year old
26 +


Referral other: Referral from staff at the Canberra Hospital

Medication/Intoxication exclusions

No exclusions, i.e. the a low threshold service able to see people whether they have used drugs or not, people can attend whilst on medication or going through withdrawal or while Opioid Management Therapy

Other exclusions


Use of drug testing

Drug testing not used or not applicable

Treatment type

Information and education (only)

Treatment duration

The program duration is variable, contact the service for more information

Treatment goal

Reduce ATOD use
Gain control over drug use
Behaviour change
Harm reduction

Delivery mode

Drop in, no appointment required
Initial assessment: As an inpatient of the Canberra Hospital

ACT and NSW residents

Accepts ACT residents

Cultural, diversity and vulnerable group capabilities

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Family/children support and access

Information and/or education and support for families and/or carers is provided

Phones permitted


Smoking permitted



No fees
There is no additional information for this service.
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National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline

1800 250 015

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Are you from interstate?

The National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline automatically directs you to the Alcohol and Drug Information Service in your State or Territory

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