Healthy Schools

Drugs and Alcohol Education

Drugs and alcohol education is fundamental for children and young people to grow up healthy and safe. Effective alcohol and drug education builds pupils’ resilience and life skills around alcohol and drugs. Developing children and young people's knowledge, skills, attitudes and values in school can support them to live safely in society. 

Training & Events

Drugs Intervention Training

Priority Secondary

This three-hour training course is for pastoral or school health staff within schools to be able to identify and support pupils who may be a...

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Pride 123 Refresher Training

Universal Primary Special

Pride 123 is an interactive web-based drugs and safety education programme for primary schools. This one-hour refresher provides an opportun...

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PRIDE 123

Priority Primary Special

Pride 123 is an interactive web-based drugs and safety education programme for primary schools. This one-hour training session provides an o...

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Resources

Guidance on Alcohol Consumption of Young People

Guidance on Alcohol for Young People (2009) Sir Liam Donaldson, Chief Medical Officer for England

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DfE and ACPO drug advice for schools

Drug Advice for Schools (2012) DfE and Association of Police Chief Officers

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Quality Standards For Alcohol And Drug Education (Mentor ADEPIS)

Quality standards for effective alcohol and drug education (2014)

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