Self-directed help is a great way to get info on alcohol and other drugs and set personal goals in your own time
WHAT IS SELF-DIRECTED HELP?
Self-directed help is where you learn about your drug or alcohol use or try to achieve your goals by using worksheets, tools, advice or info without actually making contact with a support worker or service. This can include automated or interactive tools on the web, as well as booklets, videos and other resources. A lot of people start accessing support in this way.
Self-directed help is good for:
- Getting Information about drugs and related topics
- Learning about strategies for controlling or reducing drug or alcohol use
- Relapse prevention plans
- Harm reduction tips and advice
- Setting personal goals
WHO IS IT BEST FOR?
Self-directed help options are best suited if you:
- Are worried your drug use is getting out of control
- Have a fairly stable place to live
- You do not want face-to-face support
If you'd like more info about self-directed help, talk to YoDAA for free and confidential advice.