Drugs are widely available throughout Scotland. It is important to find out the facts about drugs rather than relying on the media which can often be biased and inaccurate in its reporting.
Those who misuse drugs can and do recover from their addictions. People can use some illegal drugs without coming to harm, although there are risks involved.
Being informed about drugs may help you to talk to your loved one about drugs and the talking to a loved one about drugs section provides advice on how to do this.