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Here For You

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Here For You is a statewide confidential, non-judgemental, telephone service for anyone concerned about their own or another person’s alcohol and other drug use and/or mental health issues.

What we do

Contact with Here For You is one-to-one with a qualified counsellor or professional peer practitioner based in Western Australia. Peer practitioners have a lived experience of alcohol and other drug use and/or mental health issues and recovery, and are trained to use their experiences to support individuals living with similar issues.

Contact Us

Phone: 1800here4u

(1800 437 348

Hours: 7am – 10pm, 7 days a week

Email: Hereforyou@mhc.wa.gov.au

Here For You counsellors and peer practitioners can:

  • Listen to what is going on for you or the person you care about.
  • Provide emotional support.
  • Provide information about alcohol and other drugs, mental health and well-being.
  • Explore coping and relapse prevention strategies.
  • Discuss options and provide information about local services and other resources that can provide ongoing treatment and support.
  • Provide support for service providers and clinical teams seeking system navigation and information to facilitate support for clients.

The Client Charter outlines the rights and responsibilities of people who use the services provided by the Alcohol and Drug Support Service.

Here For You Confidentiality Statement

Here For You is a confidential service. However, if we are concerned about your safety or the safety of another person (including a child), our duty of care will override confidentiality.

Information or data collected during the call will be stored in a secure database to assist us with improving our service and ensuring all callers receive a high standard of support.
Identifying information will only be collected if you give us your permission to do so. All other de-identified information collected by the service is for accountability and service improvement purposes only.

If you would like to know more, please speak with the team member who answers your call.

Resources

Here For You promotional resources can be ordered via the Resource Order Form.

Providing Feedback

If you would like to provide feedback on your contact with our service you have two options;

  1. Complete our online Compliments and Complaints form or download a copy of the Compliments and Complaints form, print and return via post or email.
  2. Complete our online survey about your experience.
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Interpreting service

If English is not your first language, you can access a free interpreter through the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) National

Phone: 131 450

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Speech or hearing difficulties

If you have speech or hearing difficulties you can contact us by phone through the National Relay Service

Phone: 1300 555 727

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