Straight up - please know that SITC is a small grassroots charity and not a government funded service provider. It is essential that people understand our heart is huge but our capacity is limited. 

 

Our focus is not on re-inventing the wheel but in recalibrating the wheel for bush conditions and bush people. At this point in time our purpose is in the ares of advocacy, awareness, education, amplifying bush stories, and connecting rural and remote Australians with a shared with to cut back or quit drinking.

 

But we also know that peer support isn't enough for many of our mates in need - and so we've worked hard for years to align with like-minded partners who DO have the capacity to provide what we cannot, including: free counselling, and now the amazing new option of detoxing, safely, at home. This is all linked below for you:

Additional support for can be found through Hello Sunday Morning, Smart Recovery Australia, and Alcoholics Anonymous Australia. All these options have online support meetings, too.

If someone you care about is struggling with addiction - here are some options for you:

24/7 support service lines:

Family Drug Support 1300 368 186

Lifeline 13 11 14

Kids Helpline 1800 551 800

Beyond Blue 1300 224 636

MensLine 1300 789 978