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Alcoholics Anonymous

This organisation has been in existence for over 70 years and has assisted millions of alcoholics to achieve long-term sobriety. It advocates a 12-step recovery program and works on the principle of one alcoholic sharing with another. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.
Amity Community Services IncAmity Community Services is a non-government non-religious organisation that provides a range of services relating to behaviours of habit. Amity provides confidential counselling, information and education in the areas of alcohol, tobacco and other drug use and gambling. The service is available to people who have issues about their own behaviour or are concerned about the behaviour of someone close to them. The Drink Driver Education Centre is also available on a user pays.
Anglicare Resolve Victims of CrimeResolve is a division of Anglicare NT serving Darwin, Katherine and Nhulunbuy areas. Mediation programs have a sliding fee scale. Counselling and parenting programs have a flat rate fee. Services include Family Dispute Resolution, Family Skills Training and the Parenting Orders Program (POP).
ARAFMIARAFMI is an agency which primarily focuses on the provision of support for families, carers and friends with mental health issues. The agency uses the principles of mutual self help and support to build the capacity of families and improve their quality of life.
At ease - for veterans and their familiesDeployment, coming home from a war or peacekeeping zone or returning to civilian life may have an effect on mental health and wellbeing. These problems can be identified early, managed and treated. This Australian Government Department of Veteran's Affairs website can help you or someone you know recognise signs of mental health problems and act to improve and maintain health and wellbeing.
Australian College of Mental Health Nurses, NSW BranchThe Australian College of Mental Health Nurses is the peak professional body for mental health nurses in Australia. It is the only organisation that solely represents mental health nurses. The college engages with its members and key stakeholders to advance mental health nursing across the country.
Australian Drug FoundationThe Australian Drug Foundation reaches more than a million Australians through their work with community sporting clubs, governments, workplaces, health care settings and schools.
Australian Drug Information Network (ADIN)The only Australian portal to quality-assured Australia and international drug information, research, education, services and databases.
Australian Government Mental Health WebsiteThe Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) is the only national organisation representing the public healthcare sector and the professionals working in it. The AHHA facilitates collaboration between clinicians, academics, policy makers, administrators and politicians. The association's primary role is to uphold and improve Australia's public healthcare sector.
Australian Network for Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention for Mental HealthThe key focus of the Australian Network for Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention for Mental Health (Auseinet) is to assist a range of sectors to implement mental health promotion and illness prevention approaches in their respective settings.The website functions as a clearing house for online resources. You can view archived Auseinet publications on the National Library of Australia's Pandora Archive website.

Last updated: 27 June 2017