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For our rangatahi (young people), growing up in the modern world and making healthy decisions can be challenging.

We all want our young people to be happy, healthy and well.

The way schools, parents and caregivers approach the topic of alcohol and other drugs can impact young people’s education, employment, relationships and their ability to navigate a world where such substances exist.

Below we've pulled together information and resources to help whānau, caregivers and schools to speak about these issues with rangatahi. 

For parents and caregivers

Info to help you talk to young people about alcohol and other drugs.


See info for schools, teachers and principals on equipping students to make decisions around alcohol and other drugs.

Did you know?

Helpful facts for New Zealand teenagers with questions about alcohol and drugs.

Articles about whānau and young people