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#Drug #Deaths Rise 20% in Just One Year

An article in Mancunian Matters has stated that a total of 1,182 deaths in England last year were attributed to drug poisoning with 322 in the North West. 188 more words

Community Safety

We can't rely on Labour to offer us a better UK

The Labour No campaign tactic appears to me, to be a “Vote no (against the SNP) on September 18th and vote Labour and next year’s general election and things will be better.” Let’s look at why this is a problem. 891 more words

Independence Referendum

Teenagers who use cannabis daily are 60% less likely to finish school

Today’s Guardian online has published an article that highlights findings from an Australian-led study which states that teenagers who use cannabis daily before the age of 17 are more than 60% less likely to complete high school or university compared with those who have never used. 187 more words


Is drug use in #Warwickshire changing?

A new report by the Royal College of Psychiatrists suggests that the changing nature of drugs and drug use in the UK requires a different response from treatment providers. 140 more words


#alcohol warning for #pregnant women

New campaign has been launched in Northern Ireland to warn about dangers of exposing unborn children to alcohol.

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Young and old come together for Golden Day Dance

By Lucy Gollogly

It was a night of fun, music and dancing when young people from Include Youth’s Derry/Londonderry base came together recently with older people from the city’s… 544 more words

Big Lottery Fund

As children go #backtoschool #parents urged to consider their own #alcohol consumption

On average, boys first try alcohol at age 11, girls at 13. Teens who start drinking before the age 15 are five times more likely to develop alcohol dependence or abuse later in life than those who begin drinking at or after the legal age of 21. 436 more words