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Party drugs

Parties are about having a good time. However, party drugs can impact your mental and physical wellbeing, and many are illegal.

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How to help someone with a drug problem

This article will provide you with some information and advice on caring for someone with a drug problem.

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Urine tests

Urine tests can be used to diagnose conditions, such as pregnancy, infections, diseases such as diabetes or STIs and monitor drug use.

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Causes of paranoia

Whilst paranoia may be caused by a mental disorder, it can also be triggered by recreational drug use, neurological diseases, severe trauma or stress.

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Ketamine

Ketamine is a drug used by doctors and vets, however it can be used illegally to get high. Find out more about ketamine effects and the danger of long term abuse.

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Speed and mental health

Speed can increase your confidence and energy, but high doses and long-term use can cause mental health problems similar to paranoid schizophrenia.

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Ice and mental health

Regular use of ice can lead to a condition known 'ice psychosis', making the user paranoid, aggressive and violent. It can be hard helping a friend or loved one cope with an ice addiction - but there is support available.

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Lupus treatment

Treatment for lupus is very individual and medicines are given depending on the severity of the disease and the organs involved.

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Borderline personality disorder (BPD) symptoms

There are many Borderline Personality Disorder symptoms including intense mood swings, unstable relationships, self-harm and suicidal thoughts. Learn more.

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Causes of ADHD

The causes of ADHD are not fully known. It is thought that genetic and environmental factors can interact, creating changes in brain development and function.

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