What Drugs Do to Your Body

How do drugs impact my body? What do different drugs do to your body?

Taking any type of drug will affect your body.

The way a drugs affects you depends on a number of different things such as how much you've taken, what you've eaten, how you are feeling when you take it and what's going on around you.

If you add into the mix the fact that we all come in different shapes and sizes then you can't always says exactly how a drug will affect you.

For illegal drugs there's added risk because you can never know exactly what the ingredients are..

With some drugs there are some common effects that we do know.

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Help and advice

Know The Score - get more information on drugs, and find places to help with drug abuse. You can also call their helpline on 0800 587 587 9

Addaction - drug treatment charity that offers support and services

Scottish Families Affected By Alcohol and Drugs - directory of local services and support available. You can also call their helpline on 08080 10 10 11