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References

The following websites were visited and used for the generation of our Drugs Library.

Alcohol

DrugScope, Alcohol »
DrinkAware, Alcohol and your health »
Talk to Frank, Alcohol »
Drink Aware, Less than half of adults can equate alcohol units to drinks »
NHS The Information Centre for health and social care, Statistics on Alcohol, England 2013 »
BootsWebMD, Alcohol abuse health centre »

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Anabolic Steroids

DrugScope, Anabolic Steroids »
Talk to Frank, Anabolic Steroids »
DrugWorld, Issue 50 »
Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs, Consideration of the Anabolic Steroids »
Anabolic Steroids, Steroids In Sports History, Facts - Using Steroids In Sports Books »
Nursing Times, HIV warning over anabolic steroid injections »

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Amphetamine

Talk to Frank, Amphetamine »
Drugscope, Amphetamine »
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Amphetamines, ecstasy and hallucinogenic substances »
Home Office, Drugs Penalties »
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Problem amphetamine and methamphetamine use in Europe »

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Antidepressants

Office of National Statistics, Fatal toxicity of antidepressants in England and Wales, 1993–2002 »
British National Formulary, Tricyclic and related antidepressant drugs »
Drugscope, Prozac »
Office of National Statistics, Report: Deaths related to drug poisoning in England and Wales, 2003–07 »
Depression Alliance, Treatments for Depression »
Health and Social Care Information Centre, Anti-depressant prescriptions account for largest annual rise in items dispensed in the community »
Science Daily, Are Antidepressants Overused? »

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Antipsychotics

Borel, H., Understanding Co-Existing Schizophrenia and Drug Abuse »
Mind, Making sense of Anti-Psychotics »
Department of Health, The use of antipsychotic medication for people with dementia: Time for action »

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Barbiturates

Drugscope, Barbiturates »
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Barbiturates »

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Benzodiazepines

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, The state of the drugs problem in Europe »
Drugscope, Benzodiazepines »
Talk to Frank, Tranquillisers »
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Benzodiazepines »
House of Commons, Drink and drug driving law - Transport Committee »
Royal College of Psychiatrists, Benzodiazepines »

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Buprenorphine

Patient.co.uk, Buprenorphine for pain relief »
Drugs-forum.com, Buprenorphine »
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Selected issue 3: Buprenorphine — treatment, misuse and prescription practices »
Yokell, M., Zaller, N., Green, T., Rich, J., Buprenorphine and Buprenorphine/Naloxone Diversion, Misuse, and Illicit Use: An International Review »

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Cannabis

Home Office, Drugs penalties »
Talk to Frank, Cannabis »
Home Office, Drug Misuse: Findings from the 2012 to 2013 Crime Survey for England and Wales »
Drugscope, Cannabis »
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, World Drug Report 2010 »
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, World Drug Report 2013 »

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Cathinone

Gov.uk,  Letter to ACMD on control of khat »
Gov.uk, Khat: Social harms and legislation a literature review »
Talk to Frank, Khat »
DrugScope, Khat »

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Cocaine

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction and Europol, Cocaine: A  European Union perspective in the global context »
DrugScope, Cocaine and crack »
Talk to Frank, Cocaine »
NHS Choices, The effects of drugs »
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, World Drug Report 2010 »

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Ecstasy

Talk to Frank, Ecstasy »
DrugScope, Ecstasy »
Home Office, Drugs penalties »
BBC, Ecstasy use ‘damages the brain’ »
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Annual Report 2010: the state of the drugs problem in Europe »
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA or 'Ecstasy') »
Home Office, Drug Misuse Declared: Findings from the 2009/10 British Crime Survey »
Home Office, Drug Misuse: Findings from the 2012 to 2013 Crime Survey for England and Wales »

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Heroin

Talk to Frank,  Heroin »
Home Office, Drugs penalties »
DrugScope, Heroin and other opiates »
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, World Drug Report 2013 »
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Opioid use and drug injection »

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Ketamine

Talk to Frank, Ketamine »
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Amphetamines and Ecstasy 2008 Global ATS Assessment »
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Ketamine sweeps the rave scene »
Cottrell, A. Athreeres, R. Weinstock, P. Warren, K. Gillatt, D., Urinary tract disease associated with chronic ketamine use »
Reuters, Harmful effects seen with repeated ketamine abuse »
ACMD, ACMD Technical Committee : Report on Ketamine »
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, World Drug Report 2010 »
Nutt, D. King, L. Saulsbury, W. Blakemore, C., Development of a rational scale to assess the harm of drugs of potential misuse »
DrugScope, DrugScope highlights concerns over trends in ketamine use »
DrugScope, DrugScope Street Drug Trends Survey 2011: Ketamine problems on the rise »

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LSD

DrugScope, LSD »
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, LSD »
Talk to Frank, LSD »
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, European Drug Report Trends and Developments 2013 »
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Get the Facts about Drugs »

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Mephedrone

Home Office, Home Office Circular 010/2010: A change to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971: Control of mephedrone and other cathinone derivatives »
Mixmag, Mixmag Drugs Survey 2010 »
Mixmag, Mixmag Drugs Survey 2012 »
Talk to Frank, Mephedrone »

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Methadone

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, Drug misuse - methadone and buprenorphine »
Talk to Frank, Methadone »
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Annual Report 2005 »
Drug Scope, Guidance for the use of buprenorphine for the treatment of opioid dependence in primary care »

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Methamphetamines

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction and Europol, Methamphetamine A European Union perspective in the global context »
DrugScope, Methamphetamine » 
Talk to Frank, Crystal Meth »
Know the Score, Methamphetamine »

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Morphine & Codeine

DrugScope, Heroin and other opiates »
All-Party Parliamentary Drugs Misuse Group,  An Inquiry into Physical Dependence and Addiction to Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medication »
NHS Choices, Common painkiller is addictive » 
British National Formulary »
Steps 2 Rehab, Painkillers »

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Opiate like painkillers

Patient, Opioid Analgesics »
DrugScope, Drug Interactions »
British national formulary »
The Independant, Addiction to opiate-based painkillers: the facts »

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PCP

DrugScope, PCP »
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Phencyclidine: pharmacology and toxicology »
National Institute on Drug Abuse, PCP/Phencyclidine »
Talk to Frank, PCP »

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Spice (Synthetic Cannabinoids)

Drug Scope, Spice »
Talk to Frank, Spice »

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Zolpidem and Zopiclone

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, Benzodiazepine and z-drug withdrawal »
Patient, Benzodiazepines and Z Drugs »
World Health Organisation, WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence »
All-Party Parliamentary Drugs Misuse Group, An Inquiry into Physical Dependence and Addiction to Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medication »
Wikipedia, Zolpidem »

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