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

Drug misuse: findings from the 2017 to 2018 CSEW, 2018 Examines the extent and trends in illicit drug use among a sample of 16 to 59 year old residents in households in England and Wales | Home Office, UK European…