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We support community-based solutions to problems caused by drug use. This section contains information and advice for individuals, friends, whānau, and communities to reduce drug harm in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Our harm reduction programmes include Did You Know, Living Sober, PotHelp and DrugHelp; working with agencies to develop a drugs early warning system; supporting free drug checking services; advising workplaces on drug and alcohol issues, including our work with the NZ Defence Force; developing community responses to synthetics; partnering with ready-for-work programmes; and pushing for system and practice change in schools.
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