If you’re concerned about your relationship with alcohol, or someone else’s, there’s a range of resources and support available.
alcohol.org.nz, run by the Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency, aims to resources to help prevent and reduce alcohol-related harm and inspire New Zealanders to make better decisions about drinking alcohol. It provides low-risk alcohol drinking advice as well as provides information the risk of several different types of cancer relating to alcohol.
The Alcohol Drug Helpline is a free and confidential helpline for anyone concerned about their drinking, or someone else’s. Call 0800 787 797 or free txt 8681
Alcoholics Anonymous is a free support group that offers help for anyone choosing to stop drinking.
KidsHealth has information on underage drinking.
FASD-CAN helps people affected by Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.
The government provides services and support for anyone experiencing abuse from a partner, ex-partner, family member, flatmate, friend, or carer.
Lifeline Aotearoa offers support to anyone in distress