Priory introduces an interactive infographic to show just what long and short-term damage is done to a person’s physical and mental wellbeing when they take drugs.
Drug addiction help is available and there are different ways in which a person can seek help and treatment for drug addiction.
The rise of drug culture in the UK has seeped into youth culture, to the point where popular rites of passage for young people are now laced with the dangers associated with drugs.
Dr Owen Bowden-Jones, a visiting consultant at Priory Hospital Roehampton, south-west London, has been discussing advice for parents on communicating with children about drugs in his new book The Drug Conversation on BBC2’s Victoria Derbyshire’s show.
There is mounting anecdotal evidence to suggest the use of ‘smart drugs’ is increasing, particularly amongst young people such as students. Priory looks at the dangers and drawbacks involved.
This month, Dr Michael Bristow, Consultant Psychiatrist at The Priory Hospital Woking, talks about the impact of prescription drug abuse, and offers advice on how to support patients.
Dr Niall Campbell, consultant psychiatrist at Priory Hospital Roehampton, has warned of the rise in the use of cocaine among the older population in an appearance on ITV’s Good Morning Britain.
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