Following the concerning findings that one in three adults in Great Britain have been negatively affected by the substance use of someone we know, Adfam has launched their 2020 manifesto.
Adfam's five asks are:
This session will explore ways in which parents and schools can protect young people from problematic alcohol and drug use.
Putting Health and Wellbeing at the Heart of the Educational Experience of All Children and Young People
We know that health outcomes for many children and young people are poor. When it comes to the role of education, every learning setting, working with partners, should take a holistic approach to promoting and learning about health and wellbeing.
Despite increasing awareness of the negative consequences of alcohol, rates of consumption among young adults remain high.
Applications open: 2019 Neuroscience, Mental Health and Addiction Collaborative Research Seed Funding
Childhood That Matters: The Impact of Drug Policies on Children and Adolescents With Imprisoned Mothers and Fathers in Latin America and the Caribbean
It is estimated that in Latin America there are more than 2 million children and adolescents who have one of their parents deprived of their liberty and that of these, almost half a million live in this situation due to the mass incarceration of people for minor non-violent drug crimes.