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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.

The Level has some great tips for supporting someone else.

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