• Understanding Drug Problems

    Understanding drug issues.pdf   People experiment with drugs for many different reasons. Many first try drugs out of curiosity, to have a good time, because friends are doing it, or in an effort to improve athletic performance or ease another problem, such as stress, anxiety, or depress More >>
  • Why Do People Use Drugs

    Why do people use drugs.pdf   People can use a substance for more than one of the above reasons, and may also use several drugs, or different combinations, for different reasons. More >>
  • Signs and Symptoms

    Signs and symptoms of drug abuse and drug addiction.pdf   Although different drugs have different physical effects, the symptoms of addiction are similar. See if you recognize yourself in the following signs and symptoms of substance abuse and addiction. If so, consider talking to someone about your drug use. More >>
  • Drugs On The Brain

    Drugs on the brain.pdf   Martin Barnes of DrugScope and neuroscientist Professor David Nutt explain the results of research into the effects of recreational drugs on the brain. More >>
  • Effects of Drugs

    The effects of drugs.pdf   The 2009/10 British Crime Survey estimates that 8.6% of 16 to 59 year olds living in England and Wales have tried illegal drugs in the last year. More >>
  • Addiction

    Addiction to drugs.pdf   The media's portrayal of a person giving up drugs usually focuses on the immediate effects of withdrawing from heroin. It's important to remember that there's often more to an addiction than the physical withdrawal symptoms. More >>
  • Treatment

    Drug Treatment.pdf   Drug treatment can seem like a big step so here’s a brief guide on what happens in drug treatment. Treatment of drug problems is like any other treatment: 1. you notice that something is wrong; 2. go to get expert help 3. are assessed 4. and a course More >>
  • Advice For The Family Of a Drug User

    Advice for the family of a drug user.pdf   Many families in the UK are living with a loved one who is using or trying to come off drugs. It’s a difficult situation for everyone involved, but help and support is available. More >>
  • Safer Drug Use

    Safer drug use.pdf   No drug is 100% safe to use. However, there are simple things you can do to minimise the harm associated with using a certain drug. More >>
  • Teenagers Drug Addiction Problems

    Teenagers Drug Addiction Problems.pdf   Teenagers take these drugs in order to get some pleasure and relaxation. But there are many long term effects of these drugs. It is very easy to find the reasons of addiction like why people use it, why they involve in this poisonous addiction. It is rela More >>