Anglicare Drug and Alcohol Treatment Service (ADATS)

Anglicare’s Drug and Alcohol Treatment Service (ADATS & ADATS+)
Anglicare Tasmania’s free state wide Drug and Alcohol Treatment Service (ADATS and ADATS+) is run by professional allied health workers who will provide you with tailored treatment designed to support you to reduce the harm and impacts of substances on your life.

Both ADATS and ADATS+ works within a brief intervention model utilising motivational interviewing and strength based models to help you take ownership of your own recovery with a focus of an initial 3 months intervention, and up to six months in total.


Our support include:

  • Initial assessment and brief intervention
  • 6 support sessions over a 3 month period
  • Aftercare plan developed if required  with additional sessions

Call us on 1800 161 266 or you can visit one of our offices.


ADATS is supported by funding from Tasmania PHN (Primary Health Tasmania) through the Australian Government’s PHN Program.

Who this service is for

Alcohol and Drug treatment for young people aged 12+, or for people who are also experiencing homelessness or mental health issues.

To access ADATS and ADATS+ you can either self-refer or be referred by your GP, community services agencies or other allied health professionals.

To self-refer call Anglicare’s Alcohol and other Drug Helpline on 1800 161 266 (operates Monday to Friday between 9 am and 5 pm).  Or you can visit one of our offices.




Opening Hours

Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm

How this service is delivered

  • Face-to-face

    This program is offered statewide.

  • Call or visit us online

    To make an appointment call 1800 243 232 or email us

How you can get help for drug or alcohol problems

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Updated: 16/05/2023