This short video about synthetic psychoactive substances is for New Zealand parents, caregivers, whānau and those working with young people to understand basic facts about synthetics use. Don't stop here, start a conversation.
Synthetic psychoactive substances often have much more unpleasant effects than the traditional drugs they mimic? There are hundreds of manufactured chemicals available on the black market, and none of them have been tested as being safe.
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This includes the complete Did You Know Conversation Guide which you can also view and download right now: A guide to conversations with young people about drugs and alcohol (PDF, 2.7 MB).