Drugs and drug use
It’s important to know more about the substances you’re taking and how to get support
What you need to know about taking drugs
Learn about the risks of drug taking and the steps you should take to protect yourself
Advice if you inject drugs
Advice about drug injection and avoiding overdose
Support for people affected by drugs
Advice on the information and support that's available to drug users, their families and friends
Taking drugs in pregnancy
How illegal drugs can harm your baby and where to get help to stop
Benzodiazepines (benzos, diazepam, valium)
Information on benzodiazepines, a group of depressant drugs.
Information on cannabis, including the risk factors and where to get support related to drug use.
Cocaine (hydrochloride) is a highly addictive drug. Get advice on the drug, including the effects, risks and further support.
Information on the risk of taking heroin, what to do in an emergency and where to get support.
Information on MDMA which is the active ingredient normally found in ecstasy pills
Synthetic cannabinoids (Spice)
Information on synthetic cannabinoids, which are man-made drugs originally designed to mimic the effects of cannabis