Addictions have a negative impact on your life – and the lives of those around you. Get information on some of the addictions that affect New Zealanders the most, so you know how to get help for yourself or someone you know.
In this section
- Alcohol and drug addiction can affect your physical health, state of mind, relationships and finances. Find out what help is available if you or someone you care about has an alcohol or drug problem. Read more
- Harmful gambling (or ‘problem gambling’) is when a person’s gambling causes harm to them or others (eg, emotional stress, financial strain or problems with relationships). Read more
- Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health – and that of your family or friends. This section helps you learn about the effects of smoking on your health, get the support you need to quit smoking, and find useful resources on New Zealand smokefree law. Read more