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How does drug checking work?

We teamed up with comedian Janaye Henry to explain the ins and outs of drug checking. It's a simple process that helps you stay safer by finding out what's really in your drugs. 

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What I wish I learned before I started taking drugs

The Level Community Activator Ngaire reflects on how learning about harm reduction could have helped in her earlier life.

What overdose data can teach us about staying safer

A new report shows that deaths from drug overdoses have risen 54% over the past five years. We’re digging into the facts to find out what these can teach us about staying safer.

How cultural assumptions keep us from combatting harmful drug use

A lack of meaningful research has created a void of understanding about how a large portion of our population uses and doesn’t use drugs. This piece was originally published on The Spinoff by Naomii Seah.

Nitazene: what you need to know

We’ve heard reports of a nitazene, a potent opioid, sold in the Wellington region. Nitazene can cause overdose in very small amounts – as little as a few grains of salt.