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Drug and Alcohol Awareness - Secondary

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Drug and Alcohol Awareness - Secondary

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This session offers an overview of the local situation regarding young people’s drug and alcohol use, practical up-to-date information on the most commonly used drugs, information on the legal, health and social risks of substance misuse, plus details of where to get further information.

This course is delivered by Cheryl Parker - Substance Misuse Officer, Youth Justice Service.

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This session will look at current drug trends amongst young people in North Yorkshire and will look in detail at the effects and potential risks of some of the more commonly used substances including cannabis, cocaine, amphetamines and ketamine. We will also look at other risks associated with substance misuse, including the legal implications and criminal exploitation, as well as considering approaches to harm reduction.

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Delegates will have an increased awareness of current drug trends in North Yorkshire, the effects and risks associated with common drugs and how to promote harm reduction.

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