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People use alcohol and other drugs for many reasons - it can be a way to cope, to self-medicate, or just to be social and have fun. Whatever the reason, there's always a risk of harm. Being knowledgeable and mindful about where things could go wrong can help you to be safer.

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The Level launches to address drug harm

Drug Index

We believe that access to accurate, clear information is essential to reduce drug-related harm. This index provides harm reduction advice for drugs that are common in New Zealand.

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Straight up guide for people who are using drugs

We are here for real people, in real life, whatever level you are at.

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Are you drinking too much alcohol?

A safe space to talk openly and honestly about your relationship with alcohol.

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