Navigating this site
The material on this website is organised by key topics and individual stories.
To read more about the main issues our participants discussed in their interviews, select Topics from the menu on the left.
To find stories on particular drugs, or from people of a particular age or sex, click on Personal Stories or the relevant menu items under the heading Experiences. You can also preview some of the audio and video clips by clicking on the relevant links on the homepage.
For information on alcohol and other drug resources, advocacy organisations run by people who use drugs, and health services select Resources & Information from the left-hand menu.
For information on the drugs referred to on this site and definitions of key terms, click on Key Terms.
To find out about the team who conducted the research on which Lives of Substance is based, and the organisations who supported the study and advised on the research, click on Team & Thanks.