We offer tools and advice for people who use drugs, their whānau and people who care about them, and for communities impacted by alcohol and other drug use. Let's work together to eliminate all drug harm in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Our current harm reduction services include Did You Know for parents; Living Sober; PotHelp; DrugHelp; Drugs in Bars; expanding access to free drug checking; an Acute Drug Harm Community of Practice for services and professionals; working with agencies to establish a drugs early warning system; helping employers reduce workplace impairment risks which includes projects with the NZ Defence Force and Maritime NZ; partnering with ready-for-work programmes; and improving how schools respond to drug use issues.
18 June 2021
Ruth Nicol explains the ins and outs of a drug that stirs up controversy despite it's relatively low potential for harm.
01 March 2021
Drug checking just got a big endorsement, with the release of a new VUW study carried out during last summer's festival season.
13 December 2019
Check out this pick-a-path live-action drama series on YouTube that follows a teenage boy and his encounters with drugs.
29 August 2019
If someone is experiencing a synthetic cannabinoid overdose, their life may depend on your actions. Here's what to do.
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