A new guide summarising the health harms of drugs, including alcohol, has been published by the Department of Health and the National Treatment Agency. The guide is aimed at supporting non-medical practitioners working with substance misuse issues.
A summary of the health harms of drugs updates the 2003 Dangerousness of Drugs guide, outlining acute and chronic problems associated with each substance, as well as:
- Factors that mediate or moderate the risk
- Potential health risks linked to substances commonly added to illicit drugs
- The influence of different circumstances of use, e.g poly-substance abuse > > > > Read More