In a life threatening emergency dial Triple Zero (000)


We provide services and programs for people who need help for alcohol and drug related behaviours and dependencies.

Provides assessment, support and referral for people admitted to Canberra Hospital and need help with alcohol and/or other drug issues.

Counselling and support for people experiencing alcohol and/or drug related issues.

Supports pregnant people, their partners and their young children who are clients of Mental Health ACT and/or who are receiving opioid replacement therapy.

Provides sterile injecting equipment and education to injecting drug users.

Provides care for people who are prescribed Opiate Replacement Therapy, medicated withdrawal and referral for other medical services.

Diverts people arrested and/or charged with drug or alcohol related offences out of the judicial system into the health system.

Provides a secure and supportive environment for safe, medically supervised withdrawal from alcohol and other drugs.


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In the case of a life threatening emergency, dial Triple Zero (000).

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Contact us

Switchboard Canberra Hospital
(02) 5124 0000

International callers
+61 (2) 5124 0000

Switchboard North Canberra Hospital
(02) 6201 6111

International callers
+61 (2) 6201 6111

Switchboard other hospitals and services
(02) 5124 0000

International callers
+61 (2) 5124 0000

The switchboard handles all calls to, from and within the hospital 24 hours/seven days a week