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International Websites

 Beckley Foundation

The Beckley Foundation is a UK-based charitable trust that promotes the scientific investigation of consciousness and its modulation from a multidisciplinary perspective. We also seek to change global drugs policy to reflect a more rational, evidence-based approach, shifting the emphasis from criminalisation to health.

 DS Daily and Drugwise

DS Daily is a UK drug and alcohol news and information service.

Drugwise is a very useful website containing a drug encyclopaedia and knowledge hub

 EMCDDA | European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction

The EMCDDA provides the EU and its Member States with a factual overview of European drug problems and a solid evidence base to support the drugs debate.

 EU Commission: EUROPA - Justice and Home Affairs - Drugs coordination

The Directorate-General consists of four directorates – Civil Justice, Criminal Justice, Fundamental Rights and Union Citizenship and, the directorate for Equality. There is information about the global approach to drugs developed at European Union level, including the EU drugs strategy.

 Federation of Drug & Alcohol Professionals

The FDAP is the professional body for the substance use field and works to help improve standards of practice across the sector.

Healthy Nightlife Toolbox

The Healthy Nightlife Toolbox (HNT) is an international initiative that focuses on the reduction of harm from alcohol and drug use among young people.

 International Harm Reduction Association

The IHRA is one of the leading international non-governmental organisations promoting policies and practices that reduce the harms from all psychoactive substances.

 National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse

The NTA is a UK National Health Service special health authority. Its purpose is to get drug users into treatment, help them recover from dependency, and reintegrate them back into society.

 Pompidou Group (Council of Europe)

The Pompidou Group's core mission is to contribute to the development of effective and evidence-based drug policies in its member states. It seeks to link policy, practice and science and it focuses particularly on the realities of the implementation of local drug programmes.

Scottish Drugs Forum

A national resource of expertise on drug issues


Scottish Drug Services Directory

Contact information and details of over 200 agencies in Scotland who can help with drug treatment and care.

 Talk to Frank

Frank is a UK-based advice and support website. It provides a useful A-Z of drugs and other resources.