What do Hallucinogens look like?

What are Hallucinogens?

Hallucinogens are a type of drugs that cause hallucinations—profound changes in an individual's perception of reality.  Sudden and unpredictable mood ...
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Tricyclic Antidepressants

What are Tricyclic Antidepressants?

Tricyclic Antidepressants – TCAs – are heterocyclic chemical compounds, and are used chiefly as an antidepressant. First discovered in the ...
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The Truth About Legal Highs

The Truth About Legal Highs

Most young people will have learned the term "legal highs" from friends, or possibly while at school, or maybe even ...
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Pregabalin and Gabapentin to Be Controlled As Class C Drugs

Pregabalin and Gabapentin to Be Controlled As Class C Drugs

The government has confirmed that two widely used painkillers are to be put under stricter controls from next year onwards ...
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Dilated Pupil

Which Drugs Cause Pupil Dilation?

Your pupils are the black dots in the middle of your eyes which allow light to enter. Around the pupil ...
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New Drug Driving Laws Due in March 2015

New Drug Driving Laws Due in March 2015

New drug driving legislation will come into effect in the UK from March 2015 in a move aimed at cutting ...
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Why Mixing Drugs Is Always a Bad Idea

Why Mixing Drugs Is Always a Bad Idea

Drugs are generally classified as belonging to one of three groups - depressants, stimulants and hallucinogens. (See our article: The ...
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The Three Main Categories of Drugs

The Three Main Categories of Drugs

Drugs of abuse are generally grouped into three different classifications, based on similarities that those drugs share. However drugs that ...
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What are Depressants?

What are Depressants?

Many people feel relaxed after a few drinks. This is because alcohol is a depressant. Drink too much alcohol and ...
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What are Stimulants?

What are Stimulants?

The types of drugs that make you feel more alert are often referred to as stimulants. Many drugs fall under ...
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The Most Commonly Used Drugs in the UK

The Most Commonly Used Drugs in the UK

The most frequently used drug in the UK is Caffeine. It is found in hot drinks such as tea and ...
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Street Names for Drugs

Street Names for Drugs

Do you know what “Meow Meow”, “Toot”, “Smack”, or “Mitsubishi's” are? They are actually popular street names for drugs of ...
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What Are Steroids?

What Are Steroids?

Steroids are drugs that can treat some medical conditions when they are used correctly, on prescription from a doctor. However, ...
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