Posts Tagged young people

Young people accessing substance misuse treatments in 2012-13

The annual report on young people substance misuse treatment for 2012-13 was published yesterday by Public Health England. The report highlighted a slight decrease (3.2%) from the previous year in treatment referrals. Specialist substance misuse services in 2012-13 were accessed by 20,032 young people (under 18 years). Cannabis and alcohol, […]

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AYPH research summary on adolescent substance use

This research summary produced by the Association for Young People’s Health (AYPH) shows recent trends of Alcohol and Drug use among teenagers in the UK. Key statistics: Among school pupils aged 11-15, 57% do not drink and 10% report that they drank in the last week; Over a quarter of 15 […]

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Alcohol Education Trust resources

The following resources are available free of charge from the Alcohol Education Trust   Online resources A website designed specifically for those teachers and professionals requiring lesson plans, film clips, worksheets and facts on alcohol along with guidance and recommendations for implementing alcohol education under six specific topics: Assessing knowledge Effects […]

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