Contact Us

Sydney Drug and Education Counselling Centre (SDECC) is a not-for-profit organisation providing alcohol and drug counselling services, based on the Northern Beaches and North Shore of Sydney. We specialise in supporting young people aged 12-25 and their families.

If you or someone you know is affected by drugs and alcohol issues, or associated mental health challenges, contact us today to book an appointment. We’re happy to talk to you either face-to-face, on the phone, or using online video services.

Please contact SDECC on (02) 9977 0711 to cancel or reschedule appointments.

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Our counselling services are free and confidential. A Medicare card is not required.

Northern Beaches Service

Based on the Northern Beaches and North Shore of Sydney, we provide services to the nearby suburbs of Manly, Balgowlah, Seaforth, Dee Why, Curl Curl, Narrabeen, Palm Beach Pittwater, Brookvale, North Shore, North Sydney, Chatswood, Mosman, Hornsby, Crows Nest, Cammeray, St Leonards, Gore Hill, Greenwich.

In line with NSW Health advice, we are providing a mix of face-to-face and telehealth services. We are following all current physical distancing and infection control recommendations to help keep everyone in our community safe. If you have been overseas or in contact with someone returning from overseas in the last 14 days, in close contact with someone with COVID-19, or are experiencing a temperature or other cold or flu-like symptoms, please do not come to the office. Call us and we can arrange an appointment via phone or video.

Need help right now?

SDECC operates during business hours, and we may not always be able to respond immediately.

If you’re in distress right now, for 24/7 crisis support please contact:

Emergency Services000

Lifeline13 11 14

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