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Drugs information leaflets (English)

Leaflets available online from the national drugs help line.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 13:02]

The facts of drugs: a parent's guide (English)

A good resource from the health education board for Scotland. Outlines the street names of drugs, their effects, the law and first aid. Scroll down in left column and click on drug addiction.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 13:02]

UK Patient Support Groups

The site offers a wide range of articles and information plus contacts and hyperlinks for patients coping with addictions and substance abuse.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 13:02]

Parents: The Antidrug (US)

The site is aimed at parents but provides information on Alcohol, Cocaine, Ecstasy, GHB, Heroin, Inhalants, Ketamine, LSD, Marijuana, Methamphetamine, Over-the-Counter Drugs, Prescription Drug Abuse, Steroids, Tobacco. Plus signs and symptoms; effects.
Available in English, Vietanamese, Korean, Spanish, Filipino and Chinese.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 13:03]

Alcohol and other drugs health information (15 languages)

An excellent series of leaflets from the New South Wales multi cultural communication website (Australia). The leaflets, in 15 languages, may need to be adapted for local use.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 13:03]

Young refugees and asylum seekers in Greater London: vulnerability to problematic drug use

A report on a study conducted for the Mayor of London / Greater London Drug and Alcohol Alliance. By the Centre for Ethnicity and Health, University of Central Lancashire.

Link [Last update: 2006-01-16; 13:06]

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