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What do you think about drug use?

09 March 2020

This is an online survey that aims to investigate what the public think about issues related to illegal drug use - even if you don't have strong opinions either way.

You'll be asked to read through some scenarios that relate to people who have taken drugs, and we'll ask you for your opinion on what you have read. There are no right or wrong answers.

You will then be asked to complete a short questionnaire asking about yourself so we get a general understanding of who has taken part.


Ethical approval

Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Liverpool research ethics panels reviewed the research study and approved it.

About the researcher

The study leads are Professor Harry Sumnall from Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), and Dr Suzi Gage from the University of Liverpool. The collaborators on this research are Dr Cathy Montgomery and Dr Amanda Atkinson who are also based at LJMU.

We're a team who have extensive experience in drugs research and in undertaking research of a sensitive nature, so we know how important anonymity and confidentiality is.

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