Navigating the Guidelines Website

The Guidelines for the Treatment of Alcohol Problems can be accessed directly from your web browser on this website, and has been optimised for use on any device, including computer tablets and smart phones.

To get started, click the menu button on the left side of the page (three horizontal lines in a blue box), allowing you to navigate the chapters. To view the sections within a specific chapter, click on the chapter title, which will take you to the introduction for that chapter along with showing you the section of the chapter in the menu.

You can also use the pin icon to lock this nagivation pane open, allowing you to search through pages of the Guidelines without having to re-open the menu each time.

If you want to read the next or previous section of the Guidlines, scroll to the bottom of each page to use the previous and next buttons.

Use the previous and next buttons to navigate between pages


Search the Guidelines

If you prefer to look for something specifc within the Guidelines, use the search bar at the top-right of any page to quickly find what you are looking for. This will not only show content within the Guidelines itself, but also on other sections of this website. 

Search bar functionality on the website


Download the Guidelines

Along with accessing the Guidelines directly through your web brower, you can download a PDF of the Guidelines from any page by clicking the Download Guideline button, allowing you to store it locally on your device.

Obtain the PDF Guidelines using the download guideline button


Bookmark the Guidelines

You can bookmark the Alcohol Treatment Guidelines website to your web browser or add a shortcut link to your home screen on your smart device for ease of access.
See below for instructions on Apple and Android smart devices:

Apple (iPad or iPhone) devices via Safari
  1. Open the Guidelines website in the Safari app.

  2. Tap the share icon (box with arrow pointing up) and tap Add to Home Screen and then add.

Android devices via Chrome
  1. Open the Guidelines website in the Chrome app.

  2. Tap the menu icon  (3 dots in upper right-hand corner) and tap Add to home screen, and then add.


The Guidelines navigation
menu. Click the menu button (three horizontal
lines in a blue box) to access.