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Mental Health & Addictions Service


Programme Areas

Self help/ helpline, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Helpline / self-help – addictions (AOD)


All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Youth, Adult

Referral Types

Self referral

Description is an online self-help resource to help people think about their relationship with drugs and if it's time for a change. It also contains information for people wanting to help someone else with their drug use. includes videos of New Zealanders sharing their stories about how drugs impacted their life and how they made changes. People can take a test to work out what level of support they could benefit from, and there are tips and advice about how to change and what to expect.

  • has video stories and information about methamphetamine with the MethHelp Handbook available for order.
  • focuses on cannabis specific information with the PotHelp Workbook available for order.

The self-assessment tools are supported by hard copy resources and links to treatment services including the Alcohol and Drug Helpline. DrugHelp is funded by the Ministry of Health and implemented by the New Zealand Drug Foundation.

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This page was last updated at 1:24PM on January 31, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by DrugHelp.