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  • How dangerous are legal highs? - Newsnight
  • Rachel's Story (part 1 of 3) by Silva Productions
  • Rachel's Story (part 2 of 3)
Click on the screens above to watch informative drug and alcohol related video clips. Drug use amongst the UK population ranges from increasing marijuana use and legal highs (New psychoactive substances) such as spice to increased hospital admissions with a primary diagnosis of poisoning by illicit drugs.

Curiosity is cited as the primary reason most people start to engage in drug use. At DAES we aim to provide information that will improve lives and wellbeing.

Curiosity is the most common reason for starting to take drugs. More than two out of three who have taken drugs cite curiosity as the primary reason for starting. Wanting to fit in with friends and peer pressure are also important factors, with one in four attributing their usage of drugs to one or the other.