Bad field trip?

Bad field trip?

Eeh, I remember taking 8 purple hearts, 10 blue meanies and a bottle of whiskey and trying to eat my own fist whilst watching Jefferson Airplane at the Isle of Wight festival… Actually I don’t – my experience goes as far as seeing the Stone Roses at Spike Island in 1990, Heaton Park in 2012 and in between having weekend passes to T in the Park but...

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TOO. MUCH. INFORMATION.

Hello again, long time no post. Like a guilty absent father, I thought I’d go massively over-the-top and direct you to some of the reports produced into club drugs and related issues. You might find some a little heavy going and some might even be thought to provide perhaps even too much information – I may be an old prude but perhaps I’ve given...

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Merry Christmas one and all!

Merry Christmas one and all!

Greetings from a more innocent time, before the rampant commercialism of Christmas. Have a great Christmas and New Year from all at the Leeds Club Drug Clinic. One tip for the remnants of 2013, moving into 2014: consider how you’ll spot, sort and get support when a night – or even your life – takes a wrong turn.

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Online information and feedback

Online information and feedback

There are innumerable online resources with varying degrees of reliability – I thought I’d highlight a few of the better ones. This knowdrugs app can has useful and (obviously) portable facts – it could constitute £1.49 well spent. This site can give you personalised feedback on your substance use. With all these things I’d note that...

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PMA – ‘start low, go slow’…maybe even say no?

This has been in the media for a while now so apologies if we’re a little late to the party. PMA (para-methoxyamphetamine fact fans) has been linked to deaths and has specific risks which should be heard above the general wolf-crying (as things stand I’d suggest krokodil fits into this category with people wanting to be the first to raise the alarm about...

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poppers – nil by mouth

Important information on an ‘old school’ legal high; which might even have begun the tradition of absurd ‘suggested use that no-one would ever employ it for’. Poppers, a room deodorizer, really? In short, if you do choose to use them for something other than a ‘room deodorizer’ - DO NOT SWALLOW THEM. From Manchester City Council and...

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