The Drug Report

Facts about what can go wrong when people use drugs

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    A big part of my inspiration for The Drug Report was Beth Pearce's amazing film, VOICE OF THE VICTIMS: TRUE STORIES OF ECSTASY AND KETAMINE. The film simply lets the victims of drug tragedies tell their stories. It's real life, it's undeniable, and it's incredibly powerful. I'm sure Beth has saved many, many lives, and it is my hope that this blog will do so as well. To learn more about her film, go to Voice Of The Victims.

    FACTS ARE FACTS

    A friend of mine likes to say, "You're entitled to your own opinion, but not your own facts."

    When it comes to drugs, there are lots of opinions out there: Some think drugs are safe and fun, some think they're dangerous and frightening, and many think everything in between.

    But facts are facts, and when someone dies from drugs, or someone is murdered by a person who is on drugs, or is raped by someone who has given them drugs, that's just a fact. Drug users who actively promote drug use rail against these facts, and I expect they'll be commenting regularly on The Drug Report. But they can't change the facts.

Drug Cocktail Kills Young Dad

Posted by Childress on August 29, 2006

In the northern England town of Teesside, “Magic” Mark Fisher is dead, leaving behind his eight year old son Bradley.

The culprit:  A cocktail of drugs including ecstasy, cocaine and effedrine — all washed down with alcohol.  All evidence points to this being an accidental death, but accidental deaths happen when multiple drugs are mixed.

Says the Middlesbrough Evening Gazette:

After his death his mum Davina Fisher, of Gedney Avenue, paid tribute to her “lovely” and “beautiful” son. She said then: “He lived life to the full. He was a lovely person. Bradley idolised him. Mark was his God.”

How sad.

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