Druglink article 1993 – The post-heroin generation by Fiona Measham, Russell Newcombe and Howard Parker

A survey of 14-15 year old school pupils in the North West reveals that over a third had tried drugs with highs rates of hallucinogen and stimulant use as well as cannabis. As many girls as boys had tried drugs. Drug taking was associated with alcohol use. Services need to prepare to deal with younger, more often female drug users, using a wide range of non-opiate drugs.

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