Nitrous Oxide is a depressant/dissociative/inhalant type drug. It is also known as Laughing Gas, Whippets, Balloons or ‘hippie crack’ along with other names.

Nitrous Oxide is a gas that has a number of industrial uses and is used clinically as an anaesthetic gas for pain relief.

It is usually inhaled by mouth and recognizable as small silver cartridges.

Some of the effects of using Nitrous Oxide are dizziness, loss of balance, euphoria, giggling and laughing, nausea, tight chest  short lived paranoia and headaches.

If you are worried about someone in your family or yourself using Nitrous Oxide please contact a member of our staff for more information or support on 016166750