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Two teenage boys suffer ill-effects after taking drugs in Liss

Press release   •   Mar 10, 2019 13:42 GMT

We are investigating after two 16-year-old boys suffered a serious medical episode last night (March 9) after taking an illegal substance in Liss.

Both boys, one from Hindhead and one from Liphook, are currently in Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth and are now in a stable condition recovering.

Officers investigating the incident are looking to ascertain the exact circumstances of what happened, what substance they took, and where it came from.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 101 and quote 44190083690.

We would like to remind people of our clear message not to experiment with drugs, of any kind.

Even just dabbling could have terrible consequences for your health, life and family.

We would encourage anyone with concerns to seek advice from appropriate agencies.

Details of your local drug service can be found at: https://www.catch-22.org.uk/services/hampshire-247-substance-misuse-support/

Confidential support and advice for parents, families and friends of those who use drugs and alcohol is available here: https://www.parentsupportlink.org.uk/

Professional help and advice can also be found at:
• Frank: www.talktofrank.com 0800 77 66 00
• NHS Direct: www.nhs.uk 0845 46 47

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 101 and quote 44190083690.