Drug misuse: useful links
Scottish Drugs Forum, a national non-government drugs policy and information agency working in partnership with others to co-ordinate effective responses to drug use in Scotland
Scottish Drug Enforcement Agency was incorporated into Police Scotland on 1 April 2013
National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse, a special health authority within the NHS, established by Government in 2001 to improve the availability, capacity and effectiveness of treatment for drug misuse in England.
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, is one of the EU's decentralised agencies set up to provide the EU and its Member States with a factual overview of European drug problems and a solid evidence base to support the drugs debate
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime is an agency which was established to combat international drug traded and terrorism
The Drug Wheel is a useful method for displaying legal and illegal drugs for the UK categorised by the drugs psychoactive effects.
The annual EMCDDA drug report provides useful information at the European level.
Help for Drug Problems
For information on local services: Scottish Drug Services Directory
Addaction's online directory of services: Addaction Service Finder
For information on different types of drugs: Know the Score
Drugscope maintains an on-line encyclopaedia of drugs called Drugsearch
FRANK contains more information on types of drugs and provides confidential advice
Scottish Families Against Drugs provides information and support for families of those who are affected by drugs
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