The Centre for Alcohol and Other Drugs is responsible for coordinating the NSW Health contribution to whole-of-government policy development and implementation in alcohol and other drugs.


NSW Health Ice Inquiry Initiatives

Information about NSW Health initiatives being implemented as part of the NSW Government Response to the Special Commission of inquiry into the Drug ice.

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Help for alcohol or other drug use


NSW Health coordinates and funds statewide drug and alcohol programs, including early and brief interventions, treatment and care services.

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Criminal justice diversion programs

COVID-19 information for AOD treatment services and patients

Advice and resources for local health district and non-government organisation (NGO) alcohol and other drug services about responding to COVID-19. Includes information for patients accessing the Opioid Treatment Program

COVID-19 Advice for AOD Treatment Services

Early Intervention Innovation Fund

Help build the evidence base for early intervention models to support people at risk. With a particular focus on young people using drugs, two funding pathways will provide funding of $8million over four years:

  • Non-Government Organisation (NGO) Evaluation Grants
  • Alcohol and Other Drugs Early Intervention Innovation Grants
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Current as at: Thursday 2 May 2024