Thinking about using drugs during lockdown?
We asked people who have used drugs during this lockdown to share practical advice for others who made the same decision. Here's what they told us.
A few of us had a trip experience during lockdown, I could definitely list some things -
- Make sure you have some nutritious food available that doesn't require cooking - you can't just go out and get food.
- If possible have an allocated responsible trip sitter who is comfortable being there if people need it (or over the phone if they are not in your bubble).
- Temperature and weather can make a big difference to your trip during lockdown, sunny days are smoother sailing than cold, grey days.
- Make sure you don't go out or go walking on [the] road (or do anything that might put you in danger!).
Male in their 20s
You find you end up using random stuff in your stash because you can't buy things but you gotta be careful.
Test your stuff, and take it easy.
Oh and tell someone what you're doing.
Female in their 20s
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