By Vanessa Rogers
Many young children will come into touch with medicinal drugs, yet do they be aware of all of the proof approximately medicinal drugs? What should still they do in the event that they suppose confused into stoning up? Do they comprehend the results of doping up, and what the implications should be? This source is filled with actions that tell adolescents approximately medicines, inspire them to imagine and speak about their values and attitudes to medications, and aid them make optimistic offerings. The attractive actions discover varieties of medications and their results, and matters comparable to dangers, outcomes, peer strain, attitudes to drug-taking, and medicine and the media. This moment variation 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 kids elderly eleven - 19, in teams and on-to-one. lecturers, formative years staff, drug help employees, adolescence offending groups and social employees will all locate this a useful source.
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There are estimated to be around 120,000 smoking-related deaths per year – far more than associated with illegal drugs. 6. The recommended safe drinking limit for women is 5 units a day. False. Safe drinking limits are 2–3 units a day for women and 3–4 for men. This is for adults over the age of 18: there is no safe drinking level for under 18’s. 59 A Little Book of drugs 7. Some young people who use cannabis will eventually end up using ‘hard’ drugs. True. But the vast majority won’t. 8. Using legal highs available at music festivals or on the internet is safe because they are made from natural ingredients.
As a forfeit for not grabbing a chair they should offer another fact or comment about the drug on their sticker. They then start the following round in the centre of the circle, ready to try to secure a seat in the next applicable round. Stress that the idea is to learn more about different drugs and there is no expectation that everyone will know all of the answers. Correct any wrong answers and leave space for questions and discussion between rounds. 37 A Little Book of drugs Statements 1. You are sometimes called ‘horse’.
Explain that you are going to call something out and you want them to draw the first things that come into their 34 Warm-ups head. Emphasize that this is not a drawing competition and that they can use any style that they like. ’ Give the group ten minutes to draw, encouraging them to think about age, gender and ethnicity as well as clothes and hairstyles. Ask that they do this without looking at each others’ sheets for the moment. At the end of the time ask everyone to stop. Invite each young person to show their picture to the rest of the group, explaining any particular bits they want to draw attention to before sticking it on the wall.
A Little Book of Drugs: Activities to Explore Drug Issues with Young People by Vanessa Rogers