Who can use DASAS?
The Drug & Alcohol Specialist Advisory Service is a free telephone service for doctors, nurses, and other health professionals. Specialist medical consultants are on-call 24 hours to provide advice on diagnosis and management of patients.
DASAS is especially designed to support regional and rural areas in NSW, but is available to any health professional.
When is DASAS available?
DASAS provides a 24 hour state-wide free telephone service.
Sydney Metropolitan (02) 9361 8006
Toll Free Country NSW 1800 023 687
What about pharmacotherapy issues if you are a health professional?
DASAS specialists can provide information about the management of pharmacotherapies to health professionals.
What about pharmacotherapy issues if you are NOT a health professional?
MACS (Methadone Advice and Conciliation Service), another line funded by NSW Health, provides information and referrals relating to methadone, buprenorphine and suboxone.
MACS: 1800 642 428
MACS is especially useful if you have a problem with getting help with your treatment progress or have a difference of opinion with your treatment provider. Read more
Who can the general public call for help?
The public can call ADIS (Alcohol & Drug Information Service),
a 24 hour support line.
Telephone 9361 8000 (Sydney)
Toll Free 1800 422 599 (Country NSW)