Below is a series of short video clips answering a number of questions about legal and illegal highs. A text version of the videos is available here
What are the different types of legal and illegal highs?
Powders and bath salts Herbal highs and smokable products Party pills Hallucinogens
Other Frequently Asked Questions
What effects do the powders and bath salts have? What psychological problems can they cause? Are there any particular risks for young people? How serious a problem are they? What are the physical side effects? Are there any long term side effects? What about mental health problems? Are they safe to use if pregnant? Can they damage the brain? Can they cause death?* Is it dangerous to use them with other drugs such as alcohol? Are they as dangerous as other drugs?
*since recording at least one death has been directly attributed to the use of legal or illegal highs in the Republic of Ireland.