Not everyone who uses drugs will experience problems, but some people do.
Unfortunately, there is a lot of stigma about drug use, and both people who use drugs and those around them may keep their situation hidden.
For people who do experience problems with their drug use, their friends, family and whānau are a central support to achieving the change they want. The support you can give is varied, but providing love and care when you can and within the boundaries that you set, will be most important.
08 July 2022
Too many kiwis are still buying medicinal cannabis on the black market. We asked two leading experts for some harm reduction tips to keep th...
04 July 2022
Drug Foundation executive director Sarah Helm discusses recent fentanyl overdoses in Wairarapa and how we can avoid fentanyl deaths in futur...
19 May 2022
Drug Foundation welcomes health focus in 2022 budget, but would like to see a shift away from treating drugs as a criminal issue.
25 March 2022
Policy & advocacy manager Kali Mercier takes a look at new drug prosecution stats to see who is being impacted - and is it working?
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