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By Vanessa Rogers

Many kids will come into touch with medicines, yet do they comprehend all of the proof approximately medicines? What may still they do in the event that they consider careworn into shooting up? Do they understand the consequences of stoning up, and what the implications may be? This source is jam-packed with actions that tell kids approximately medicinal drugs, motivate them to imagine and discuss their values and attitudes to medicinal drugs, and support them make confident offerings. The enticing actions discover sorts of medicinal drugs and their results, and concerns equivalent to hazards, outcomes, peer strain, attitudes to drug-taking, and medicine and the media. This moment version is totally up to date and comprises many new actions. With enjoyable and inventive actions starting from ice-breakers and quizzes to role-play and poster-making, this booklet is appropriate to be used with teens elderly eleven - 19, in teams and on-to-one. academics, early life staff, drug help staff, early life offending groups and social employees will all locate this a useful source.

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9. Athletes who are wrongly convicted should be given their titles back and apologized to. 10. It is acceptable for athletes to use performance-enhancing drugs to help them be the best they can. 63 A Little Book of drugs Word Scatter This is a group warm-up activity that could be adapted to explore personal values. Aim To look at language and attitudes associated with substance use/misuse. You will need • Post-it notes • Large sheets of paper • Felt tip pens How to do it Divide the young people into groups of four.

Encourage them to go with their first thoughts rather than deliberating too long. When they have completed all their slips collect them all in the box. Make sure you shake the box well so that all the statements become muddled up. Now ask the young people to sit in a circle and pass the box around the circle. Each young person should take a slip and read it out. For each one ask them if they think the statement is true and where they think the ideas came from. Once the person who has read it out has spoken, encourage comments from the rest of the group.

8. Using legal highs available at music festivals or on the internet is safe because they are made from natural ingredients. False. There is no safety guarantee for any substances bought in this way because they are not tested or regulated, making it hard to be 100 per cent sure what is actually in them. Being labelled ‘natural’ does not mean that a substance cannot have an adverse effect or react badly to other chemicals in the body, including alcohol. Many ‘legal highs’ are under review and new legislation may be put in place to change the legal status in the future.

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