Available 24 hours per day, seven days a week
1300 DRIVER (1300 374 837)
1300 DRIVER is anonymous, confidential and staffed by experienced health professionals. Your phone number does not appear when you call and calls are not recorded.
Education, information, one-off and ongoing support, and referrals for long haul truck drivers and their families with issues related to health, wellbeing, stress, anxiety, alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, and lifestyle.
1300 DRIVER offers support via telephone, Twitter, and website 1300DRIVER.org.au.
If you are a long haul truck driver, and have questions or experience issues related to alcohol, tobacco or other drugs, including
- Struggling with managing sleep, long hours, alertness and thinking about stimulants;
- Having problems relaxing and getting sleep when you get home, and thinking about substances as a way to come down;
- Have anxiety and stress issues as a result of the job demands, and are looking at substances as a way to manage;
- Changing smoking habits to meet work demands;
Talk to 1300 DRIVER, get some answers and some support now.
If you have a truckie in the family and you are worried about them, call 1300 DRIVER for information and referral. Check out the 1300DRIVER website.
Ring 1300 DRIVER (1300 374 837)
Calls from landlines are the cost of a standard call.
Calls from mobiles are charged at the standard rate.
National organisation supporting #Truckies, including respite facility- Trans-Help Foundation