Change, grow, live - formerly CRI

Drug and alcohol information

The following pages contain information about different drugs, including their names, common effects, health risks and legal status.

These pages provide a general guide to many of the substances we offer support with. If you can’t find the information you’re looking for, please let us know.   

If you want to understand more about your alcohol or drug use, click here to take our self-assessment quiz.

If you’re worried about yourself or someone else and think you might need support to change your relationship with any of the substances listed here, please search for your local CGL service and contact them for help.

The information about drugs and alcohol provided on this website is intended to minimise the harm caused by drug and alcohol misuse where possible. Change, grow, live does not support, or endorse in any way the taking, or use, of any of the illegal drugs (or the misuse of legal drugs) detailed on this website. Prescription medication should only be taken under the supervision of a trained medical professional. 

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