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This presentation looks at the impact of addiction (in particular the drug ‘ice’) on the important development stage of teenagers.
We examine how important this stage is in setting up their future.
The key message of this session is:
You need to make your own choices – don’t allow a drug to limit or eliminate these choices for you.
In this session Angela discusses the rise in cases of psychosis and schizophrenia, and how this parallels the increase in the number of young people using cannabis. She raises awareness of the myths around cannabis, including the impact is has on your lungs. She also gives practical advice on how to say NO. What cannabis […]
The number of hospital admissions and deaths related to OAD amongst young people is rising. This session deals with the gateway drug ‘alcohol’ and the one that is most condoned in our community. Drawing on stories of people she has met in treatment centers, Angela aims to raise awareness of the myths around alcohol, dispelling […]
This session looks at how alcohol, cannabis, ice and other party drugs affect the developing brain. Angela explains how these drugs interfere with our normal life patterns, including study and career goals. This session also includes video content, depending on age group, handouts for staff, notes about how to develop self esteem and how to […]