The Australian Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Inc. (ACADD) is a not-for-profit organisation that provides education and support for Australians of all ages. The Council has been working effectively as the Head office Administration to its Alcohol and Drug Services since 2000.By popular demand A.C.A.D.D is building Australia’s Addiction Recovery Education & Research Centre, while saving families seeking recovery from addiction.

The Australian Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Inc. is the admission centre for the Canton Beach Family Addictions Recovery Centre.

What does A.C.A.D.D do?

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1. The HOPELINE – a 24 hour, seven days a week open line for all enquiries on problem drinking and drug use either your own or someone you know and are concerned about. Alcoholism and addiction is a family disease that everyone should learn about.

Hopeline – 1800 033 108

2. The Canton Beach Family Recovery Centre , a residential Family Addictions Recovery Centre, located at Canton Beach on the Central Coast of NSW 108km north of Sydney and 53.7km south of Newcastle.

3. Transitional Housing Units – Captain Cook Drive, Long Jetty

familySupporting Families

Assisting a friend or family Member in making the right decision toward a brighter future.
“No one needs to be unhappy because of someone else’s problem
Drinking or drug use”




optionsA Standalone option

For employers, job network agencies, and human resource departments to access the A.C.A.D.D. Confidential Employee Assistance Program (CEAP), an investment to improve worplace productivity health and safety.





Targeting all Australians, to invest in happier families, improved workplace environments – making a difference to build a stronger more productive and safe Australia.