Melbourne Citymission Citymission has been working with vulnerable individuals, families, and communities in Melbourne and Victoria for over 155 years. Services and resources available through Melbourne Citymission include:
Family Drug Help Helpline: 1300 660 068
24 hour phone counselling service for family members affected by another's drug use. Website has useful resources and links to other websites. Service also provides support groups and newsletters.
Directline Helpline: 1800 888 236
24 hour counselling and referral line for people with drug and alcohol problems and those affected, such as family.
Infoxchange Service Seeker The Infoxchange Service Seeker provides information about required services based on your needs and location.
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"My twenty-one year old daughter has a problem with heroin and prescription drugs. She did a rapid detox one time. Even in the first week after the detox, I knew it hadn't completely fixed things because she was using a bit, but then she seemed to get better."