In Italy, high-risk drug use remains predominantly linked to heroin. The most recent estimate suggests that there were approximately 205,200 high-risk heroin users in Italy in 2015. Read more:
Cocaine consumption has increased exponentially in Europe over the last few years. Read more about the potentially fatal substances often found in street cocaine:
As is the case in many developed countries, adolescent substance abuse in Spain is one of the major public health problems. Read more:
An overview of current statistics on drug usage across the EU.
PerthNow have released a report claiming that sleeping pills and anti-anxiety drugs have become the nation’s silent killer in Australia. With the number of people dying from prescription drugs having more than doubled in a decade, studies indicate that five people a day are now dying from a drug related overdose.