Alcohol is our most commonly used recreational drug in New Zealand. When used occasionally and in a responsible manner, causes little harm. However for many people, excessive alcohol consumption can cause serious harm to both themselves and those around them.
To talk to someone about your or someone else’s alcohol or other drug use, or for contacts of your local counsellor or treatment provider, phone the free (from mobile or landline) and confidential Alcohol Drug Helpline:
Ph: 0800 787 797 - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Or visit www.addictionshelp.org.nz
In an Emergency dial 111