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Ten things about Lean

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Catch 22 lists ten things you should know about Lean before you decide to drink this fizzy drink mixed with medicine.

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What is ketamine?

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Ketamine can provide an out-of-body experience, but be careful where, when and how you use it. Substance Misuse Resources explains.

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3 Things NOBODY Wants in Their Vape

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We asked a scientist what is in illegal vapes. Here's the 3 things to look out for if you vape anything you didn't buy in a shop.

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What are nitazenes?

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Nitazenes are a new synthetic opioid drug that has emerged in the UK drug supply. CREW explains what to look out for and how to stay safe. 

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What is ‘spice’?

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'Spice' refers to a group of drugs known as synthetic cannabinoids. This guide explains what they are and what happens when you take them.

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“I accidentally vaped Spice”

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What happens if you accidentally vape spice? VICE speaks to people who thought they were vaping cannabis.

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Dealing with dealers

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How do you know you can trust a dealer? You don’t. So if you’re buying drugs you’d better read this from the Mix.

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Report crime anonymously

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If you witnessed a crime you can speak to the police. But if you don’t want to, you can give Fearless the info without giving your name.

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Parent drinking. Who helps?

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If your mum, dad, or guardian drinks too much, you aren’t alone. NACOA can help. Here’s how.

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Mum drinks: my story

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Ceri Walker’s mum struggled with alcohol. She made a short, poetic film about her experiences.

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Can meds make me happy?

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There are lots of mental health medications. Young Minds can help you decide if a prescription is right for you.

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Not feeling good?

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Sometimes drugs aren't the problem - it's why you take them. Young Minds explains difficult emotions, and what to do about them.

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I’m struggling. Who helps?

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Finding mental health support can be hard. The Go-To lists all the places a young person can get help in North Yorkshire.

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Freshers’ survival guide

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Eating isn’t cheating… Drinkaware has some tips to avoid a bad head, an empty bank account, and a ton of regrets the next day.

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He tried 157 drugs

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Then he wrote a book about it. Dominic Milton Trott talks to Big Think and gives his 10 commandments for safer use.

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Illegal to inhale?

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Aerosols, nitrous, butane gas, and other household products – can they get you arrested? Re-Solv explains the law.

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Nitrous Oxide (Nos)

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Use a balloon when using nitrous. Re-Solv explains why in this guide to getting high on Nos.

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Why drinking feels good

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You know it causes harm, but it feels good. Professor David Nutt explains to Ross Kemp what’s going on in your brain on drink.

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Decriminalise drugs?

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Professor David Nutt was once sacked by the government for his views on drug policy. Here he talks to The Exchange – about drug policy.

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Will I get addicted?

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The Exchange asks Anya Aggarwal (@addictionwithanya) to explain addiction, why people get addicted, and how to get out of it.

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What drug is this..?

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FRANK will tell you how a drug should look, taste, feel, and how long it takes to work with their A – Z guide.

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Drug first aid

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Coffee won’t help – but reading this guide will. What to do when things go wrong, by the Mix.

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Stay tipsy… not drunk

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The Mix explores why a tactical chunder is a bad idea. Pacing yourself, a better idea.

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STI tests. What happens?

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Drink and drugs can lead to more than a hangover. The Mix sent a young man to a sexual health clinic to get tested.

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My life as a drug user

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Weed didn’t do it for her. But MDMA, LSD, coke and ketamine did. The Mix speaks to a young drug user.

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Alcohol: a class B drug?

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Ross Kemp asks Professor David Nutt how harmful is alcohol? If it was invented today, he says, it would probably be a class B drug.

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Thinking of mixing?

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The Loop’s Guy Jones explains to Vice what happens when you mix cocaine, alcohol, ketamine and MDMA

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20 balloons in a row?

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How much is too much Nos? The Loop’s Guy Jones explains nitrous oxide, as part of Vice's safe sesh series.

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Can I overdose on weed?

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The Loop’s Guy Jones provides the answers to your cannabis questions, as part of Vice's safe sesh series

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Ecstasy in my drink?

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The Loop’s Guy Jones explains ecstasy, including whether to sprinkle it in your drink, as part of Vice's safe sesh series.

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Can’t pee on ecstasy?

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MDMA can badly affect the balance of salt in your body, leaving you thirsty but unable to pee. CREW explains what to do.

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Ecstasy (MDMA) User Guide

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Ecstasy pills are getting stronger and can contain powerful stimulants like PMA. CREW explains how to stay cool and not re-dose too soon.

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