Student drug culture – when does a good time turn into a nightmare?

No matter what end of the country you’re studying in, from laid-back Brighton to the upmarket Cambridge, you’re bound to encounter drug use at some stage of your university experience. If it’s not the stoners next door, it’s the Nitrous Oxide party starters or the lines being cut up at 4am. It may not necessarily be you who’s partaking – but it’s everywhere. Although illegal, it can be seen as a way to keep the party going or to unwind after exam stress, but when does ‘chasing the dragon’ turn more sinister?   The availability of illegal substances such as…

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