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Helping your loved one

A person struggling with drug use needs your love and support. When someone turns up at your door distressed or drug-affected, your immediate concern should be for their safety and the safety of others. This includes monitoring them for signs of overdose, or psychosis, and calling 111 if needed.

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Drug Foundation turns to Givealittle to fund life-saving overdose medicine

The Drug Foundation has set up a Givealittle to help fund the distribution of naloxone, to mark International Overdose Awareness Day.

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Preparing for another synthetic cannabinoids spike

Spikes in synthetic cannabinoids harm can happen at any time, and we continue to see incidents that leave in their wake a trail of casualtie...

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Constant pressure

Addiction treatment experts and providers call for law reform, funding and focus on workforce development - OLIVER LEWIS reports.

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Q&A: David Hanna

David Hanna is the Director of Wesley Community Action and a champion of community-led solutions including ‘P’ Pull, which grew out of Wait...

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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