...to be kind to yourself. As you head into the holiday break It’s ok to think honestly about your alcohol and other drug use.
David Hanna is the Director of Wesley Community Action and a champion of community-led solutions including ‘P’ Pull, which grew out of Waitangarua and is now a national movement. We asked him a few questions.
A new report from the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor makes key findings supporting the Drug Foundation’s view that legalisation is the best public health response to cannabis use in Aotearoa.
During lockdown, the Drug Foundation launched the successful Best Bubble campaign encouraging Kiwis to re-evaluate their relationship with alcohol.
A new online harm-reduction tool has been rolled out by Police, Customs and the Ministry of Health, with help from the Drug Foundation
A recent move to make “poppers” prescription only has led to a backlash from within New Zealand’s gay community
Local hero Henare O’Keefe is taking High Court action to overturn a liquor licence renewal in his community of Flaxmere. The Hastings District Councillor and QSM recipient, known as the ‘ambassador of love’, says Māori should have more say
Crackdown is a new monthly drug and drug policy podcast from award-winning documentarian and long-time community organiser Garth Mullins. Each episode tells the story of a community fighting for its life.
The Wellbeing Budget should see improved access to addiction treatment. It will take time, but in the meantime let's celebrate!
Be part of history: Feature article on the cannabis referendum and Health Not Handcuffs
Registered psychologist Pauline Stewart runs a nationwide service for families who are supporting a whanau member struggling with alcohol and other drug use.
The Mental Health and Addictions Inquiry signalled a major direction change but provided no navigation rules. Who should plot the new course?