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Know Drugs: The Parents Guide iPhone/iPad app provides parents and carers with all of the essential information and advice you need to understand the important issues around young people’s drug use.


The Know Drugs app has a number of useful and informative sections to meet the needs of parents.

The DrUgs Guide A-z

Find information on specific drugs or drug categories with a searchable comprehensive guide to the current street slang terms and drug names.


• Sort by; A - Z, Street names or Street names.


• Sort by drug type; Stimulants, Painkillers, Hallucionogenics and Depressants.

Frequently Asked Questions

The comprehensive FAQ section provides video based ‘parent to parent’ information and advice on the issues which parents have identified as concerning them most about young people’s drug use.


They include:

• Why do some young people want to use drugs?
• What are the dangers of using drugs?
• How should I talk to my teenager about drugs?
• How can I recognize the signs of drug use?
• What should I do if my teenager is using drugs?


The FAQ videos are split into small bite sized chunks so that parents can choose the topics which they will find most relevant and useful.

The section is presented by film and television actress Nicola Reynolds (Human Traffic, Ideal, Stella).