Drug and alcohol information in community languages

Alcohol and other drugs information resources in languages other than English.

You can find information about the drugs and alcohol in community languages at:

Drug Facts - NSW Health

Videos in community languages

How do you get help when drug and alcohol use become a problem? The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District has produced a series of videos in community languages that provide information on where and how to get help for yourself or for someone you care about.

The Where can I get help when alcohol or drugs are a problem? videos are available in Arabic, Assyrian, Burmese, Cantonese, Chaldean, English, Farsi, Hazaragi, Hindi, Karenni, Kirundi, Mandarin Nepali, Swahili, Tigrinya and Vietnamese.

Multicultural Health Communication (NSW)

A range of resources in community languages are available from Multicultural Health Communication (NSW).

Use the language drop-down menu to view the list of resources available in your chosen language.

Languages available include: Arabic, Amharic, Assyrian, Bosnian, Burmese, Chinese, Croatian, Dari, English, Farsi, Filipino, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Khmer, Lao, Macedonian, Oromo, Portugese, Punjabi, Pushto, Russian, Samoan, Somali, Spanish, Thai, Tigrigna, Tongan, Vietnamese and more.

Not all publications are available in every language. 

Positive Choices

Positive Choices is an online portal to help Australian schools and communities access accurate, up-to-date evidence based alcohol and other drug education resources. Visit the Positive Choices website for information and resources for parents in Arabic, Hindi and simplified Chinese, as well as in simplified English. 

The Facts about Vaping - NSW Health

NSW Health has developed a Vaping Toolkit to increase young people’s awareness of the dangers of e-cigarette use. The toolkit includes multilingual resources for parents and carers of young people aged 14 to 17 years. Translated resources include factsheets, social media tiles, and a poster.

Resources are available in Arabic, Bangla, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Dari, Hindi, Spanish, Swahili, Ukrainian and Vietnamese. Visit the NSW Health website to view and download these resources.

NSW Quitline

If you require assistance in a language other than English, you can speak to a Multilingual Quitline Advisor in Arabic, Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin) or Vietnamese and messages can also be left in Korean. For more information about this service, visit the iCanQuit website.

Breaking the Ice in Our Community

The Breaking the Ice in Our Community fact sheets in Arabic  and Vietnamese cover a range of topics relating to Crystalline Methamphetamine (ice) and have been developed as a collaboration between NSW Health and the Alcohol and Drug Foundation. There are three Arabic fact sheets and three Vietnamese fact sheets in the series.



Legal Aid NSW

You can find information about drugs and driving, or drink driving in community languages at Legal Aid NSW:

Support and counselling

Contact MCP on (02) 8608 2611 or 1800 397 739 for counselling and support services for CALD communities.