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Alcohol and Drug Services

Statewide and Mental Health Services


  • Monday 27 August 2012:
    The Minister for Health, Michelle O'Byrne
    released the Tasmanian Opioid
    Pharmacotherapy Program, Policy
    and Clinical Practice Standards
    A full copy of the document is now
    available for download here.

  • Tuesday 24 July 2012: The Minister
    for Health, Michelle O'Byrne released
    A Review of Opioid Prescribing in Tasmania -
    A Blueprint for the Future
     a world-leading
    review aimed at ensuring safer prescribing
    and use of opioids in the treatment of
    chronic pain in Tasmania.



The Tasmanian Alcohol and Drug Service offers a range of treatment, information, education and community-based supports for Tasmanians affected by alcohol and drug use.

Our Aim:

To ensure that Tasmanians affected by alcohol, tobacco and other drug use have access to appropriate, timely, effective and quality treatment services, supports and interventions which are based on contemporary best practice.