Helping families

The Victorian Government is investing $4.7 million in additional support for families affected by ice and other drugs.

Ice education for families

Breakthrough: ice education for families is a new program for families and other community members to help them recognise when someone has a drug problem, how to support them to get treatment, and how to help in a crisis until professional medical help is available.

The training complements existing services and is available to over 1,000 Victorian families a year. Programs will be run in locations across the State.

For more information, or to register your interest in Breakthrough: ice education for families visit or call 1800 ICE ADVICE.

Supporting families

As part of the Ice Action Plan, more support services for families affected by ice are available in all 16 drug catchments in Victoria.

These new services complement existing services like Family Drug Help.

Call 1800 ICE ADVICE for more information, or to access these new services.


Knowing where to turn for help is only a phone call away.

The Victorian Government has launched the 1800 ICE ADVICE phone service. The service directs ice users, their families and health professionals to the support they need.

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