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Drugs Wheel - Updated for an international audience

Feb 19, 2021

A new version of the Drugs Wheel developed by Mark Adley has been released. The resource is a model for classifying drugs to assist workers in simplifying the drugs landscape. With more and more novel psychoactive substances continuing to appear on the drug market, it can be difficult to know how to provide harm reduction advice. By using a resource like the Drugs Wheel, harm reduc­tion information can be given by cat­egory of substance, meaning that workers don’t need to know in-depth det­ails of every compound in order to provide some basic harm reduction advice.This version features established drugs in the outer ring, and the newer drugs in the inner ring.

Download the new International Drugs Wheel here (128KB PDF)

To view the other versions of the Drugs Wheel go here.