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Many people use alcohol and other drugs, for many different reasons. Most won't experience any problems, while some might have short-term impacts, and a few have long-term or serious impacts, like addiction or overdose.

Wherever you're at, we've got info and resources that can help - from advice to help you be safer no matter what you're taking, to support options if you're wanting to make changes to your alcohol or drug use.

Drug information

The latest information and harm reduction advice about drugs in Aotearoa.

Finding support

Visit The Level for information on when to find support and different options.

Making changes

Visit The Level for information on making changes and supporting others.

Drug checking

Find out about free, legal and confidential drug checking in New Zealand.

Articles about safer use