The Centre for Alcohol and Other Drugs is responsible for developing, managing and coordinating NSW Ministry of Health policy, strategy and program funding relating to the prevention, minimisation and treatment of alcohol and drug related harm. The branch also supports the maintenance of relevant legislative frameworks, including drug and alcohol treatment legislation.

The work of Centre for Alcohol and Other Drugs is delivered through the drug and alcohol program, in partnership with local health districts, Justice Forensic and Mental Health, Sydney Children's Hospital Network, NSW Health pillars and affiliated health organisations, non-government organisations, research institutions and other partner organisations​.

The Centre for Alcohol and Other Drugs is currently configured into six teams:

  • Clinical Quality and Safety
  • Music Festivals
  • Clinical Policy
  • System Enablers
  • AOD Policy
  • Prevention and Harm Minimisation

For more information, visit Alcohol and other drugs.

Current as at: Tuesday 7 December 2021
Contact page owner: NSW Ministry of Health