Depressants

Alcohol

Alcohol is one of the most commonly used psychoactive drugs in the UK. The alcohol found in alcoholic drinks is ethanol.

Benzodiazepines

Benzodiazepines are a group of tranquilliser drugs, with sedative (calming) effects, legal when prescribed

Etizolam

Etizolam is short-acting benzodiazepine, stronger than diazepam (Valium)

Xanax (alprazolam)

Xanax is the brand name of alprazolam which is a short-acting benzodiazepine