take drugs or drink alcohol for many different reasons.
But it's impossible to predict accurately what effects alcohol or drugs
Much depends on the user's mood and their surroundings, as well as the
quality and quantity of the drug.
The risks linked to drug taking and alcohol use mean it's important to
get your hands on information you can trust.
should get time at school to talk about drugs and alcohol, your attitude
towards them, their effects, and the law.
If you have any questions, or there's any help you need about drug and
( yours or that of a friend or someone in your family ),
there are people you can call for confidential advice and support.
National Drugs Helpline Freefone 0800 776600.
24 hours. For advice, help, or just to talk.
Freefone 0800 917 8282.
Weekdays 9am - 11pm, weekends 6pm - 11pm.
Advisory Service Haringey 020 7272 2757.
Support and treatment for people with drug problems.
Advisory Group on Alcohol 020 8800 6999.
Help and treatment for people with alcohol problems.
020 8493 8525
Drug & alcohol, info & advice for young people (10 to 17) in
Haringey and Enfield. www.aheads.org
Community Drug & Alcohol Service 020 8443 3272
or 07771 530679. Support and treatment for people with drugs
and alcohol problems. (over 18's only)
020 7272 9993.
Support, particularly for black drug users