Druglink article 1988 – Joining the professionals by Mark Gilman

Adventure, challenge and an absorbing way of life – it’s not a recruitment ad for the army, but arguably the attraction of a heroin based lifestyle for thousands of unemployed young people in the pre 1990s, Are they addicted – or is it just that in the absence of alternatives, they have chosen drug use as a profession?

Joining the professionals (PDF)

Additional keywords: drug using lifestyle / unemployment / way of life