Welcome to Information about Drugs.

This section will contain a wide range of links to information about drugs - including legal, illegal and prescription.


National Resources

A-Z of Drugs click here to find out more

An impartual guide to both legal and illegal drugs (listed by both common and street names) including information on appearance, purity, effects, likelihood of addiction and the law.

Research Information click here to find out more

UK's leading independent centre of expertise on drugs and reducing drug-related risk. Drug information, responses to drug taking, research at local, national and international levels.

Independent Advice click here to find out more

Provides information about commonly available drugs , tell you what effects they might have on you and offer constructive help and advice if things go wrong. includes a first aid section, important information on safer drug use, and a guide to the law and drugs.

Advice by Young People, for Young People click here to find out more

Drug information specifically for young people, parents, carers and professionals. Much of this website has been put together by young people.


Local Resources

Dashline Drug Support
31 St Johns Lane, Halifax, HX1 2QQ

Telephone: 01422 361111
Fax: 01422 346092

Lifeline Drug Support
9 Ferguson St, Halifax, HX1 2EE

Telephone: 01422 258 800
Fax: 01422 258 900

Website (National)