is up to you to make up your mind about
whether you drink, smoke or take other
drugs (legal or illegal). But it is
also up to you to make sure you find
out what you are putting in your body,
the possible effects of the substance
on your mind and body and to make sure
your are not harming yourself or other
people in the process. In the case of
illegal drugs you must also look at
the fact that you are breaking the law
and that if you are caught there will
be a penalty.
The possession or taking of certain
drugs is illegal and there are penalties
prescribed by law.
and drug overdoses can kill you..!
You can contact the following organisations
for advice and counseling:
* Fresh fields (contact SHARE for details)
* National Drugs HelplineAdvice
Try to talk to someone you trust about
drugs and see how they feel about them.
NEVER let anyone make you feel pressurised
into taking something - you are free
to choose not to take drugs.
If you have a problem with drinking,
drugs, or glue sniffing talk to your
doctor, counseling agency or Cornwall
Share in confidence.
For the law on drugs look in the law
section (in Cracked It!).
Release provides advice and information
on drug problems.
388 Old Street,
London EC1V 9LT.
Tel: ++44 20-7729 9904 (Mon
- Fri 10.00am - 6.00pm)
Tel: ++44 20-7603 8654 (emergencies
The National Drugs Helpline gives is
a free, confidential, 24 hour helpline
for people who need help or have questions
0800 77 66 00
Information and Advice
for Young People
SHARE Services Include...
Information on general issues, health,
law, drugs, leisure, environment, travel
Advice on benefit rights and help with
Information on accommodation available
and help with finding accommodation.
Computer Facilities for newsletter design,
writing a C.V., accessing our information
Counselling appointments with our trained
counsellors to discuss personal difficulties
Contacts we can help put you in touch
with the right person or agency if you
need more specialised help
County Youth Office
Cornwall TR1 3AY
Fax: ++44 1872 322496
Email: General Information - info@YouthCornwall.org.uk
County Youth Office - office@YouthCornwall.org.uk