DRUG EDUCATION

Devin in Drug Education
28 January 2018

Drugs: The Unseen Consequences

26,607 crimes in England and Wales were connected with possession of a controlled substance (excluding cannabis) in 2016 and 2017. These range from drug dealing, possession, murder, theft and drug trafficking.

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Devin in Drug Education
18 January 2018

Alcoholism: The Effects

Alcohol is, for most, the fuel of the party. A nerve calming liquid to ease the stress of life. The go-to potion of weekend enjoyment. Whatever it may be to others, there are those who see alcohol as their entire life. Their only way of being normal is to drink, constantly. How does this habit affect them?

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Jemima J. Jones in Drug Education
22 November 2017

Society’s Answer to Drug Addiction—A Better Answer Is Needed

Peer pressure takes its toll in the UK. In the 1960’s the promotion of drug taking by celebrities like the Beatles, The Rolling Stones and others probably helped to initiate drug taking into society at large.

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Fraser Scott in Drug Education
23 October 2017

Drugs Are a Solution That Become THE PROBLEM

I started taking drugs when I was 14 and continued heavily until 22. My mum tried hard to get me to quit—some of my worst memories are of her crying because she saw the mess I was in but couldn’t stop me.

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Isolde in Drug Education
12 October 2017

Can You Pass This Drug Test?

Having lost artists from Amy Winehouse to Prince since 2011 and with narcotic addiction rates climbing steeply it is time to look for workable and viable options for drug and alcohol addiction recovery.

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Jemima J. Jones in Drug Education
21 September 2017

Snow White and the Straight Line to a Grave

This is an article on Snow White but it in no way resembles the bedtime story immortalised by the cartoon characters in ’Disney’ animated films.

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Jemima J. Jones in Drug Education
19 September 2017

If Someone Said ’Can I Have Some tetrahydrocannabinol Please…’

What would you think they were asking for? A new crazy drink in a fancy bottle, a new food available only at a specific takeaway chain? Maybe a password into a private party in a fashionable London Hotel or nightclub?

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Jemima J. Jones in Drug Education
13 September 2017

Do You Know What Drug Addiction Really Is?

A quick survey of your immediate friends and family may very well elicit more than one definition for addiction and definitely more than one activity that addiction can be applied to.

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Lisa Borg in Drug Education
20 February 2017

Guidelines for Family Alcohol Consumption

With drinking so common in our culture, even at a young age, it is important to have some guidelines. The best place for families to start in determining what their alcohol consumption policy is, is to set clear rules and expectations before any drink is poured.

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Lisa Borg in Drug Education
29 December 2016

Advice for a Teenager/Young Adult Off on Their Own

The first time your teenage or adult child leaves home alone, what should they already know? Of course, there is basic safety and security, such as dealing with dodgy people, keeping money safe, and advice for airports and travelling, what to do and

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