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    Antidepressants not a "silver bullet"

    A recent study has found that adults suffering severe depression are more than twice as likely to attempt suicide if they are taking antidepressants compared with a placebo drug.

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    New rangatahi addiction pilot programme launched

    A new programme looking to tackle alcohol and drug issues amongst Māori and Pasifika teens was launched in Auckland.  The pilot, called Ease Up, will be delivered by Emerge Aotearoa in collaboration with Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.

  3. Video for Wairoa community calls for help dealing with meth epidemic
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    Wairoa community calls for help dealing with meth epidemic

    Meth is taking its toll on the community of Wairoa, where grandmothers are now taking it upon themselves to care for their grandchildren.  The questions is, who is supporting them?

  4. Video for Grieving whānau of drug driving victims call for action
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    Grieving whānau of drug driving victims call for action

    A group of whānau who have lost loved ones to drugged drivers are urging the government to adopt more stringent measures to prevent further tragedies.

  5. Video for Govt confirms yes/no question for cannabis referendum
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    Govt confirms yes/no question for cannabis referendum

    The government has announced that in the 2020 election voters will get to say 'yes' or 'no' to legalising cannabis, based on a law which is yet to pass in-house.

  6. Video for Synthetics threshold to arrest suppliers not realistic – Māori health provider
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    Synthetics threshold to arrest suppliers not realistic – Māori health provider

    Those at the coalface of the synthetic drug problem plaguing communities appeared before the health select committee in parliament today to make recommendations on the Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill, which aims to crack down on synthetics.

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    Nix- using social media influence to save lives

    Popular social media icon Nicola 'Nix' Adams says health providers need to do a lot more to connect with people if they want to save lives.  She's been touring the country, sharing stories via her social media page, Cooked Whanau Korero with Nix, ahead of the 'Teen Suicide Awareness March' to parliament.

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    What's really in that pill? The festival drug testing debate

    With festival season in full swing, the debate around providing free drug testing for festival-goers is again in the spotlight.

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    Man on a mauri mission

    Riqi Harawira is a man on a mission. He says he's been on his own personal journey battling depression.

  10. Video for Government crackdown on drugs
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    Government crackdown on drugs

    The government is tackling the increase of drug-related deaths by dealing with synthetic drugs suppliers and making it easier for those with addiction problems to get treatment following an announcement by Health Minister Dr David Clark and Police Minister Stuart Nash.

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