Bracchi , M. et al (2015)
Increasing use of ‘party drugs’ in people living with HIV on antiretrovirals:
a concern for patient safety


Crew (org)
New Psychoactive Substances, booklet (2015)


Cole, C. Et al (2010)
A guide to adulterants, bulking agents and other contaminants found in illicit drugs


Stuart, D (2014)
Sexualised drug use by MSM (Chem Seks):
a toolkit for GUM/HIV staff

Italy case study nps
Italy case study nps


Winstock, A., Tim Bingham,
Clinical Audit of Mephedrone Injecting Tool


Oak, A. (ed), et al, (2015)
A Practical Guide to Establishing and Facilitating Care Services at Music Festivals and Other Events


Scottish Drug Forum:
Naloxone lifesafer broschure


Abdulrahim D & Bowden-Jones O, on behalf of the NEPTUNE Expert Group.
Guidance on the Management of Acute and Chronic Harms of Club Drugs and Novel Psychoactive Substances. Novel Psychoactive Treatment UK Network (NEPTUNE). London, 2015.


KFx Research Chemicals Look-up Table: April 2015
KFx Research Chemicals Look-up Table: April 2015


Kfx Newer and Unregulated Drugs Screening and Assessment tool
Kfx Newer and Unregulated Drugs Screening and Assessment tool


Pompidou Group (2013):
Drug related cybercrime and associated use of the Internet - Overview, analysis and possible actions


KFx (2015):
Briefing paper – Newer Unregulated Drugs


KFx (2015):
Synthetic Cannabinoids Screening and Action Planning Toolkit.
A toolkit for those who are concerned about their use of Synthetic Cannabinoids
and those who support them.


KFx (2013):
drug facts Synthetic Cannabinoids


Evans-Brown, M. Et al (EMCDDA 2015)
New Psychactive substances in Europe, an update from the EU Early Warning System


EMCDDA (2015)
European Drug Report


The Global Drug Survey:
The High—way code the guide to safer, more enjoyable drug use


Commentary in the Wiley Online Library 'prohibition is a key driver of
the new psychoactive substances (NPS) phenomenon'


Presentations on NPS during the seminar 'Monitoring Trends,
Tackling Challenges' in Trondheim, Norway.





Defining NPS

New to Whom?

UNODC defines new psychoactive substancesor NPS as:... read more


Defining Target Groups

Defining the Project’s target audience or end beneficiaries comes with considerable difficulties. The official project title... read more





Project News

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Addictology, the Czech based journal for research into addiction, published a special issue on NPS related articles, including those with the outcomes of the NPS in Europe project.

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The NPS staff presented project outcomes at the International Harm Reduction Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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NPS Policy: Moving Forward
Leading European experts, including researchers, practitioners and policy makers will meet at a Seminar in Lisbon on the 26th of November to discuss the latest developments in the field of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS).

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The NPS in Europe project organises a training on new psychoactive substances (nps), 23 - 25 November 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal. The training is aimed at service provider and peers, supporting NPS users in Europe. The course will give an overview of relevant NPS substances, identify current patterns and develop effective harm reduction service responses.
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Practical information...

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NPS in Europe

is launching a questionnaire on NPS use in all European countries.