For all media inquiries, please contact ATODA at or (02) 6249 6358.

ATODA’s latest media releases can be accessed at this link.

Communicating about alcohol and other drugs resources

ATODA emphasises the importance of using non-stigmatising and non-discriminatory language when communicating matters about alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. Below are relevant resources that support communicating safely, respectfully and responsibility, about alcohol and other drugs.

Language Matters Resource

The Network of Alcohol and other Drugs Agencies (NADA) and NSW Users and AIDS Association (NUAA) developed the Language Matters Resource for the ATOD sector. The resource is available at this link.

Mindframe Guidelines Resources

Mindframe supports safe media reporting, portrayal and communication about suicide, mental ill-health, alcohol and other drugs. Mindframe has developed guidelines to inform media and other stakeholders on reporting of issues related to alcohol and drug use: