Alcohol and other drugs

This page provides links to self-help resources for students who may be suffering with issues associated with alcohol or other drugs.

Alcohol Advisory Council of New Zealand

This site has a ‘drink check’ where you can test your drinking online.
Visit ALAC or the Alcohol Drug Helpline.

CALM - Computer Assisted Learning for the Mind

This site is provided by the University’s Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences. It has tools and advice for managing depression, anxiety, stress, alcohol and drugs.
Visit CALM.

Community Alcohol and Drug Services (CADS)

CADS offers a range of free alcohol and drug counselling information and support services. It offers live online counselling, and includes services for Māori, Pacific Islanders and Asian people.
Visit CADS.

Ministry of Health

The MOH aims to ensure that the health and disability support system works for all New Zealanders.
Visit the Ministry of Health.


This site has lots of stories and useful mental health information.
Visit TeensHealth.


This site has information about drugs, alcohol and safe partying.
Visit Youthline.