Practice Guidance

Street drugs: categories and effects

Introduction

Contents What are street drugs? Drug categories Stimulant drugs Amphetamine sulphate Methylamphetamine Ecstasy Poppers Cocaine hydrochloride Crack cocaine Mephedrone and cathinones Hallucinogenics LSD Magic mushrooms Ketamine Depressant drugs Alcohol Cannabis Benzodiazepines GHB Heroin Synthetic opiates Penalties under the Misuse of Drugs Act, 1971 Further reading What are street drugs? The term “street drug” is often […]

You need to log in to Community Care Inform to view this content. If you have a subscription, please log in here.

Please contact the Community Care Inform helpdesk or phone 020 3915 9444 if you require support or assistance or are unsure if you have a subscription. You can see a list of subscribing local authorities and organisations here.

If you don’t currently have access, click here to find out more about subscribing to Community Care Inform.