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Handouts and online resources on new psychoactive substances (NPS)

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New psychoactive substances in general

Title Publisher Format Availability
A guide to synthetic drugs within our community
(for the Victorian Koori community)
Victorian Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO), 2014 Pamphlet (PDF)
  • Online: DrugInfo
High-way code: New drugs Global Drug Survey Infographic
  • Online: Global Drug Survey
New psychoactive substances (NPS) facts Alcohol and Drug Foundation Webpage
  • Online: DrugInfo
PolicyTalk: New psychoactive substances: no easy answer Alcohol and Drug Foundation, 2014 Webpage
  • Online: Alcohol and Drug Foundation



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Bromo-DragonFLY Fact sheet
  • Online:



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Mephedrone facts Alcohol and Drug Foundation, 2013 Webpage
  • Online: DrugInfo


MDPV (methylenedioxypyrovalerone)

Title Publisher Format Availability
MDPV Fact sheet
  • Online:



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Methoxetamine DrugScope Webpage
  • Online: DrugScope


Methylone(Explosion, MDMC, bk-MDMA)

Title Publisher Format Availability
Methylone (Explosion, MDMC, bk-MDMA) Fact sheet
  • Online:


Naphyrone (NRG-1)

Title Publisher Format Availability
Naphyrone (NRG-1) Fact sheet Online:



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NBOMe facts Alcohol and Drug Foundation, 2013 Webpage Online: DrugInfo


Phenazepam (Bonsai, Bonsai Supersleep)

Title Publisher Format Availability
Phenazepam ('Bonsai', 'Bonsai Supersleep') Webpage Online:


Synthetic cannabis

Title Publisher Format Availability
Synthetic cannabinoids Alcohol and Drug Foundation Fact sheet (PDF) Online: DrugInfo
Synthetic cannabinoids National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NCPIC), 2013 Fact sheet Online: NCPIC


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Last updated: 11 May 2016

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