Drugs - The Facts

As of 1st March 2015 Birmingham's Drug & Alcohol Services will be delivered by Change Grow Live (CGL)

Reach Out Recovery offers treatment and recovery services to support anyone experiencing difficulties with drugs and/or alcohol in a range of local community settings across Birmingham. Our services are free and confidential.

If you would information & advice on Reach Out Recovery services in Birmingham please call: 0121 227 5890.

Alternatively you can email: Birmingham.info@cgl.org.uk

Useful Links:


CGL:

www.changegrowlive.org

Telephone: 0121 227 5890

Email: Birmingham.info@cgl.org.uk

 

Talk to Frank:

www.talktofrank.com

Telephone: 0300 123 6600

SMS: 82111

Email: frank@talktofrank.com

 

Rehab 4 Alcoholism:

www.rehab4alcoholism.com

Telephone: 0800 111 4108

Email: info@rehab4alcoholism.com

 

Factual Information:

 

Cannabis

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For information on cannabis, the effects, risks and the law, please visit: www.talktofrank.com/drug/cannabis
For a guide to the street price of drugs in the UK, please visit: http://www.drugwise.org.uk/how-much-do-drugs-cost/


Cocaine

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For information on cocaine, the effects, risks and the law, please visit www.talktofrank.com/drug/cocaine
For a guide to the street price of drugs in the UK, please visit: http://www.drugwise.org.uk/how-much-do-drugs-cost/

 

Crack Cocaine

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For information on crack cocaine, the effects, risks and the law, please visit www.talktofrank.com/drug/cocaine#aka=Crack
For a guide to the street price of drugs in the UK, please visit: http://www.drugwise.org.uk/how-much-do-drugs-cost/
 

Crystal Meth

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For information on cocaine, the effects, risks and the law, please visit: www.talktofrank.com/drug/methamphetamine#aka=Crystal+Meth

For a guide to the street price of drugs in the UK, please visit: http://www.drugwise.org.uk/how-much-do-drugs-cost/


Ecstasy

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For information on ecstasy, the effects, risks and the law, please visit: www.talktofrank.com/drug/ecstasy
For a guide to the street price of drugs in the UK, please visit: http://www.drugwise.org.uk/how-much-do-drugs-cost/

 

Heroin

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For information on heroin, the effects, risks and the law, please visit: www.talktofrank.com/drug/heroin
For a guide to the street price of drugs in the UK, please visit: http://www.drugwise.org.uk/how-much-do-drugs-cost/

 

Ketamine

For information on ketamine, the effects, risks and the law, please visit: www.talktofrank.com/drug/ketamine
For a guide to the street price of drugs in the UK, please visit: http://www.drugwise.org.uk/how-much-do-drugs-cost/

 

Khat

 

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For information on khat, the effects, risks and the law, please visit: www.talktofrank.com/drug/khat
For a guide to the street price of drugs in the UK, please visit: http://www.drugwise.org.uk/how-much-do-drugs-cost/

 

Legal Highs

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For information on legal highs, the effects, risks and the law, please visit: www.talktofrank.com/drug/legal-high

 


For a guide to the street price of drugs in the UK, please visit: http://www.drugwise.org.uk/how-much-do-drugs-cost/

 

Solvents
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For information on solvents, the effects, risks and the law, please visit: www.talktofrank.com/drug/glues-gases-and-aerosols#aka=Solvents

For a guide to the street price of drugs in the UK, please visit: http://www.drugwise.org.uk/how-much-do-drugs-cost/
 

Speed
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For information on speed, the effects, risks and the law, please visit: www.talktofrank.com/drug/speed
For a guide to the street price of drugs in the UK, please visit: http://www.drugwise.org.uk/how-much-do-drugs-cost/


Other Drugs

 

Magic Mushrooms

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For information on magic mushrooms, the effects, risks and the law, please visit: www.talktofrank.com/drug/magic-mushrooms
For a guide to the street price of drugs in the UK, please visit: http://www.drugwise.org.uk/how-much-do-drugs-cost/


LSD

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For information on LSD, the effects, risks and the law, please visit:www.talktofrank.com/drug/lsd
For a guide to the street price of drugs in the UK, please visit: http://www.drugwise.org.uk/how-much-do-drugs-cost/

 

Poppers

For information on poppers, the effects, risks and the law, please visit: www.talktofrank.com/drug/poppers
For a guide to the street price of drugs in the UK, please visit: http://www.drugwise.org.uk/how-much-do-drugs-cost/

 

Steriods

 

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For information on steroids, the effects, risks and the law, please visit:www.talktofrank.com/drug/anabolic-steroids
For a guide to the street price of drugs in the UK, please visit: http://www.drugwise.org.uk/how-much-do-drugs-cost/
 

Paracetamol

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Paracetamol kills more people each year than a lot of illegal drugs, mainly due to intentional overdose. Although it is not a recreationally used drug it is worth mentioning as people need to be aware of the dangers.

If someone has disclosed they have taken a Paracetamol overdose they should still be advised to seek medical attention. A dangerous amount could be as little as 20 Paracetamol. It can cause severe liver damage. Those who have an Alcohol dependency will be even more at risk.

 

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