NPS Come of Age: A UK overview

This report, written by Harry Shapiro is a 2016 DrugWise publication based on work first published by DrugScope in 2014 and 2015. It covers the history of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS); the effects and characteristics of the drugs themselves; the prevalence of their use; treatment and education interventions; and the legislative responses; including, of course, the Psychoactive Substances Act that came into play at midnight. There are also links to many further sources of information.

NPS Come of Age: A UK Overview (PDF)