Healthy Schools

Drugs and Alcohol Education.

Drugs and alcohol education is fundamental for children and young people to grow up healthy and safe. Effective drug and alcohol education builds pupil resilience and life skills around alcohol and drugs.

Training & Events

Risk-taking behaviour in adolescence

External Primary Secondary Special

The session will offer participants an overview of factors that can influence risk-taking behaviour in adolescence, including the developmen...

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Life skills-based education for drug use prevention

Universal Primary Secondary

The aim of the training is to introduce teachers and other educators who work with young people to use life skills-based approaches for drug...

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Drugs intervention - making changes

Priority Secondary Special

This one-hour training course is for pastoral or school health staff within schools to be able to support pupils who may be at ris...

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Resources

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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Reviewing your drug and alcohol policy - A toolkit for schools (Mentor ADEPIS)

Reviewing your drug and alcohol policy - A toolkit for schools

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