Alcohol safety | What About You?

Alcohol and drug use can lead to serious health issues. It can also affect your relationships, career and finances.

If you want to cut back on your drinking or drug use or you’re feeling down, there’s plenty of support available.

Medical centre

Talk to your doctor or practice nurse. They can provide advice and support, including referrals to counselling and other services.

Local addiction and wellness services

These organisations have a range of individual and group services. Contact them for more information.

Pathways: Phone 06 370 6100
or visit

Te Hauora Runanga: Phone 0800 666 744
or visit

Yellow Brick Road: Phone 06 377 3081
or visit

National services

Alcohol & Drug Helpline: Phone 0800 787 797
or visit

Depression Helpline: Phone 0800 111 757
or visit 

What about you? campaign

Information and resources

What about you? is a campaign to promote low risk drinking, low drug use and mental wellbeing in the Wairarapa.

A number of local organisations and agencies are involved in the campaign. You can find out more about the initiative and who’s involved here.

A range of resources have been developed as part of the campaign. These include: posters, coasters, pens, bottle neck tags, social media tiles and flags. Check out the campaign resources here.

Email for copies of the resources or more information about the campaign, including how you or your agency could be involved.

You can also follow the campaign on social media: