COMMUNITY SUPPORT RESOURCES
About: Hi-Ground is a Queensland online support initiative by QuIHN, for people who use drugs. It has resources and a chatroom run by peers and health professionals for people to always feel like they have a friend, someone to talk to and feel like they are a part of a strong and supportive community.
About: Harm Reduction through education. Website with info about drugs and harm reduction. Excellent drug combination reference chart. Includes a live international 24hr chatroom for anyone seeking support on a difficult drug experience, or wanting to chat about doses, or other drug related topics.
|Australian Psychedelic Society|
About: They often have meet ups and events, follow their facebook page to connect with a group. Brisbane Psychedelic Society has a strong community and has meet ups once a month or more where they meet in a park, go for bush walks, host guest speakers and film screenings.
About: A mental health organisation for people aged between 14-25 years. They have a telephone help line, clinics throughout Australia and offer focused chat sessions online 1-2 times a week (registration required).
|Alcohol Drug Information Service (ADIS)|
About: 24/7 support, information, counselling and referral to drug and alcohol services in QLD. Trained Counsellors. Drug and alcohol resources for substances, support for family and friends, and health professionals.
About: A professional health service for illicit drug users, and head of Hi-Ground QLD. QuIHN provides three primary NSPs across QLD (Gold coast, Brisbane, and Sunshine Coast), as well as offering a range of counselling programs and support services.
|Family Drug Support Australia|
Contact: 1300 368 186 (24/7)
About: Support and resources for families affected by alcohol and other drugs.
|National Alcohol and Other Drug helpline|
Contact: 1800 250 015 (24/7)
About: Drug and alcohol information service and helpline available 24/7 for anonymous and confidential support.
|Drugs and Me|
About: Drugs and Me provides accessible, objective and comprehensive educational material to help reduce the short and long term harms of drugs. They are a group of scientists, educators and analysts with extensive experience in drug education.
About: Harm Reduction through education. Website with info about drugs and harm reduction. Excellent drug combination reference chart. Includes a live chat for anyone seeking support on a difficult drug experience, or wanting to chat about doses, or other drug related topics.
About: A Dutch Government funded initiative, DrugsLab is an educational YouTube channel about drugs. In the name of science, the hosts take a substance in a controlled environment and discuss the effects and relevant harm reduction messages. All videos have English subtitles.
About: A QLD Health website with drug and alcohol resources, webinars for health professionals, harm reduction training and links to support services.
|HR VIC/ DanceWize|
About: A peer-based drug user organisation, and head of DanceWize Victoria. This organisation provides peer-based harm reduction, information, referrals, festival outreach services and support.
About: A peer-based drug user organisation in NSW. This organisation provides peer-based harm reduction, information, festival outreach services.
About: Largest database of personal experience reports.
About: Harm reduction based forum that is generally well moderated.
About: The open wiki on psychonautics.
About: Pictures and videos of 9 reagent tests on 180 substances.
About: DanceSafe are from the USA and provided educational resources and sell drug testing kits.
About: Trip! Project are from Toronto, Canada and have a huge range of drug and sex education resources.
|Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS)|
About: Founded in 1986, MAPS is a non-profit research and educational organisation that develops medical, legal, and cultural contexts for people to benefit from the careful uses of psychedelics and marijuana.
|DARTA – Drugs and Alcohol Research and Training Australia|
About: A great resource for parents needing further information and assistance with young understanding why young people use drugs and how to engage with your kids.