Recently, drug overdoses have spiked in Wales. Sadly, Wales is following a trajectory that can also be observed in the rest of the U.K. What is occurring in Wales that sets the stage for drug abuse? And what can be done about it?
Cocaine has long been a drug favoured by those in banking circles in the UK. But it’s just as damaging and even deadly for its users as it ever was, no matter who they are.
The United States is not alone in struggling with increases in the number of drug-related deaths. In England and Wales, record numbers of people are dying as a result of their use of heroin, cocaine and MDMA.
Though the figures and statistics of drug overdoses can sometimes be hard to face, it is important to know what we are tackling and what the current scene is.