If you or someone you know is abusing substances, or struggling with drug and alcohol addiction, you may not know where to turn. Fortunately, support is available in New Zealand from 8 helplines for substance abuse. If you or a loved one has been experiencing any of the following, reach out today:
If you've tried to stop using substances like drugs or alcohol on your own without any success, you may feel defeated. It may be hard to imagine a way out. However, a large proportion of people make a full recovery with time and proper support.
Crisis counselors are available to support you whether you are the one struggling, or whether you're concerned about a friend or family member. You can get free, confidential, zero-judgement support for substance use and addiction from a hotline in New Zealand.