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Bath salts, research chemicals, flakka, meow meow  

This large group of new psychoactive substances usually come as a pill, capsule or whitish powder or crystal. They are generally stimulants. There is often little evidence about short or long term effects.

Be advised that these substances are being mis-sold as MDMA (as a pill, capsule or powder) or cocaine which greatly increases the risk of overdose. Common synthetic cathinones include N-ethylpentalone, mephedrone, methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV), methylone, mexedrone, and Alpha PVP..

Synthetics crisis Did You Know - synthetics N-Ethylpentalone warning

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.

MethHelp web

Be mindful if using meth

It's safest not to use meth. But if you do, you need to be mindful.

methhelp.org.nz

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Are you drinking too much alcohol?

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

livingsober.org.nz

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