poly-drug


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poly-drug

adj
(Recreational Drugs) involving or taking more than one kind of illegal drug: a poly-drug user.
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According to government statistics, while the number of regular drug users has not fluctuated much in recent years, poly-drug use has increased and presents a challenge for traditional methods of treatment.
The integrated service will be provided to substance misusers with a range of complexities such as poly-drug use, mental health problems, pregnancy and involvement with criminal activity.
Wish and colleagues (2006), in a survey of college students, found that nine percent reported lifetime ecstasy use, and poly-drug use was very common with ecstasy.
The report, which was launched yesterday by Social Protection Minister Joan Burton, also revealed that as in previous years poly-drug use remains a prevalent trend with 75% of Needle Exchange users reporting use.
Research indicates that methamphetamine (meth) users tend to be extensive poly-drug users, both of other stimulant drugs (e.
Efforts to self-detoxify were complicated by the presence of problematic poly-drug taking patterns, and the use of certain substances to counteract unpleasant withdrawal symptoms, and replace harmful drug use with less serious (perceived) forms of substance use.
Coronel was a major poly-drug trafficker involved in transporting multi-ton quantities of cocaine and producing tons of methamphetamine," the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) said in a statement shortly after his death.
Many drug users in the dance and club scene tend to be poly-drug users -they use cocaine, speed and other substances - and mephedrone has attracted users as it is just something new.
The avenue for its fulfillment will simply change and could go from safe to entrenched in the poly-drug trafficking black market economy.
The researchers say that ambivalent or permissive attitudes within a social group toward smoking were found to be associated with poly-drug use among girls.
The younger people are at more of a poly-drug using stage; when they get older they tend to stick to one substance.