Alcohol and Other Drugs


Drug and Alcohol Clinical Advisory Service (DACAS)

The Victorian Drug and Alcohol Clinical Advisory Service (DACAS) is a specialist telephone consultant service that is free of charge for health and welfare professionals.

Youth Support & Advocacy Service

YSAS provides practical support and evidence-based clinical services for young people experiencing serious problems, but also intervene as early as possible with those at risk to prevent problems from escalating and becoming entrenched.

Clinical Guidelines

5A’s Approach WHO Guidelines

Toolkit for delivering the 5A’s and 5R’s brief tobacco interventions.

Clinical Tools and Resources

Dovetail Vaping Resources

Vape Check is a guided brief intervention designed to help a worker have a conversation with someone who is frequently using unregulated nicotine vapes.

Hooked on Nicotine Checklist (HONC)

The HONC is a 10-item instrument used to determine the onset and strength of tobacco dependence.