Drugs and Alcohol

Most young people will come into contact with drugs, tobacco or alcohol at some stage in their life and will need to make decisions and choices. The resources in this section offer creative ways to give information and explore values and attitudes, whilst building the skills required for young people to make positive choices to keep safe.

Activity 44 - Drug stereotypes

Downloadable Resource, Drug stereotypes
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This is a warm up activity to open a drug awareness session that helps to challenge any preconceptions about people who choose to use drugs and explores stereotypes.

Activity 43 - Drug classifications

Downloadable Resource, Drug classifications
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This is an activity to look at the classification of drugs in the UK and help young people understand the process for this.

Activity 42 - Drug definitions

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The key message from this warm up is that not all drugs are medicines, but all medicines are made of some kind of drug.

Activity 41 - Legal highs – myth or fact?

Downloadable Resource, Legal highs – myth or fact?
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This is an activity to challenge some of the myths about substances known as ‘legal highs’ and raise awareness about the risks involved in using them.

Activity 40 - Legal highs

Downloadable Resource, Legal highs
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This is an activity to clarify what is meant by the term ‘legal high’ and raise awareness about the risks involved in using them.

Activity 39 - Smoking - The real message

Downloadable Resource, Smoking - The real message
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This activity explores the inappropriateness of words often used by tobacco companies to promote cigarettes and tobacco products

Activity 38 - Just stop drinking

Downloadable Resource, Just stop drinking
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This warm up opens up discussions about the positive and negative effects that alcohol misuse can have on the drinker, their friends and family and society.

Activity 37 - One comment

Downloadable Resource, One comment
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This warm up opens up discussions about the wider damage that alcohol misuse can have on the drinker, their friends and family and society.

Activity 36 - Alcohol and health – true or false?

Downloadable Resource, Alcohol and health – true or false
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This is a quick activity to help you assess existing knowledge and open up discussions about the effects of alcohol on health.

Activity 35 - Physical effects of alcohol misuse on health

Downloadable Resource, Physical effects of alcohol misuse on health
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The aim of this activity is to produce a map that shows the potential long and short-term damage that alcohol misuse can have on the physical health of a person.

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