NSW Drug and Alcohol Specialist Advisory Service

NSW Drug and Alcohol Specialist Advisory Service

Contact Information
Detailed Information

(02) 8382 1006 (Sydney metropolitan)
1800 023 687 (regional, rural and remote NSW)

DASAS is a free 24/7 telephone service that provides general advice to health professionals who require assistance with the clinical diagnosis and management of patients with alcohol and other drug related concerns, such as:

  • How to manage intoxication and withdrawal
  • Advice on methadone, buprenorphine (Suboxone) and other opioid treatments
  • Advice on treating patients with alcohol use disorder
  • Advice on methamphetamine dependence and treatment options
  • Advice on supporting patients experiencing concerns associated with cannabis, GHB, benzodiazepines, cocaine, MDMA, tobacco or other substances
  • General advice on what AOD conditions can or cannot be safely and effectively managed in a community or general practice setting