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Alcohol Interventions in Secondary and Further Education

Published by
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
Publication Date

Alcohol use during the teenage years is related to a wide range of health and social problems. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has developed new guidelines to help schools and colleges when teaching their pupils about the risks associated with alcohol.

Schools Can Help Every Student Succeed by Using Evidence-Based Programmes and Practices

Published by
Society for Prevention Research

There has been a call to teach young people social and emotional skills alongside the academic curriculum in schools. Schools are required to promote wellbeing and foster a safe and nourishing environment that caters to the broad range of needs of all students.

GISA Trains School Principals on UPC in Nigeria

Global Initiative on Substance Abuse (GISA) has commenced the training of secondary schools principals in Lagos state, Nigeria on the Universal Prevention Curriculum (UPC) for Substance Use Disorders. Leading on from the first batch of a 6 days training, which was held between 6th and 11th of May, 2019, the Lagos state government was tasked on the need to appoint a teacher or an administrative staff as a drug control officer in every primary and

Voluntary Researchers Wanted - Mentor UK

Mentor UK is looking for volunteers to help maintain up-to-date knowledge of alcohol and drug prevention and education in community, family and school settings. The role will involve role researching and writing briefs that will contribute to the ongoing development of Mentor programmes and policy work. The researchers will be able to work closely with staff to develop their areas of interest in line with Mentor’s mission and values. This role would suit recent graduates

Great Resources for Teachers

Are you a teacher? Are you looking for materials or lesson plans on the effects of drugs and drug abuse? The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has created a great database of more than 70 teacher materials on the effects of drugs and drug abuse on the brain, body, and life of teenagers. The materials - funded or created by NIDA - include science-based classroom lesson plans, multimedia classroom activities, and other teaching resources

Drugs & Alcohol Chat Day

Online, United States,

Drugs & Alcohol Chat Day is a live, online chat held between teen students and scientists during a 10 hour period. During the event, thousands of students from US high schools ask questions about drugs and alcohol use, including health effects, how to help friends or family who are using substances, and what causes addiction.