Information on Alcohol and Drugs for people living with HIV

HIV and Alcohol & Drugs



GHB (gammahydroxybutyrate), also known as G, GBH, and liquid ecstasy, is a popular drug on the club scene, giving users an alcohol-like high with powerful sexual effects. It is also used by body-builders to help stimulate muscle growth. It is a Class B drug in New Zealand meaning that dealing and possession of the drug is illegal.
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It is intended to support, rather than replace, consultation with a healthcare professional. Please talk to your doctor or another member of your HIV specialist for advice tailored to your situation.
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If you find that you can not control your use of alcohol or other drugs, would like to cut back or stop or would like any other support in this area, Body Positive may be able to help. We currently have a range of counselling available in Auckland.
To talk to us about starting counselling, please contact us on 0800 HIV LINE
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