An introduction to staying safe around drugs and medicines at home and surrounding environments.
Aimed to be delivered at an age appropriate manner with an emphasis on making healthy and safe choices. It relays the message of all medicines are drugs but not all drugs are medicines.
During these sessions we explore different types of substances that can be found around the home which can have harmful circumstances as well as making pupils aware of the effects of Smoking, Drugs and Alcohol on our bodies. These sessions can be adapted to be bespoke for the needs of the specific group in order to achieve the desired outcomes of the school.
- Outcome 1: raise awareness of dangers and risks of smoking
- Outcome 2: raise awareness of dangers and risks of drinking alcohol
- Outcome 3: highlight legal and medical reasons for not drinking under 18 years
- Outcome 4: introduce concept of personal choice and reducing risk taking behaviour