Glenorchy Illicit Drug Service

If you are ready to minimise the harm caused by drugs and alcohol, there’s confidential help available for free

The Glenorchy Illicit Drug Service (GIDS) provides information, education and counselling to young people who are using alcohol and other drugs. It is free, confidential, and completely voluntary. It also offers support to family members and friends affected by a young person’s drug use.

Who this service is for

This service is for young people aged 12-25 years, as well as their family members and friends.



How this service is delivered

  • Face-to-face

    Based in Glenorchy, it is for people living in the area north of Creek Rd, New Town, including the Derwent Valley, Bridgewater and Gagebrook.

  • Call or visit us online

    Young people and family members are able to access GIDS directly by phoning the service on 03 6213 3636.

    Or contact our free number 1800 243 232.

Updated: 04/11/2019

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