Tag Archive for prevalence of drug use

Druglink article 2012 – ‘Drone strikes by Max Daly

Despite the 2010 ban on mephedrone, drug services are seeing increasing numbers of people coming forward to report serious problems with the drug. Mephedrone, known variously as mcat,bubble and fert is a powerful stimulant whose use appeared to dip after being controlled as a…

Druglink news item 2012 – Cannabis comedown by Max Daly

In July, two sets of government statistics, from the NHS and the Home Office British Crime Survey: Drug Misuse Declared (BCS), again revealed that, overall, drug use has been falling in Britain. Unsurprisingly, the findings were barely reported: if there is no scare factor to a drug…

Druglink article 2013 – Reality check

A snapshot survey of people in drug treatment provides the latest figures on topping-up, unemployment, crime, supervised doses and psychosocial support. But it also reveals that a lack of flexibility may inhibit successful recovery. Reality check (PDF)

Prevalence – drugs

Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use Among Young People in England – 2016 This report contains results from an annual survey of secondary school pupils in England in years 7 to 11 (mostly aged 11 to 15). 12,051 pupils in 177…