Substance Misuse

Substance Misuse

Find out here how certain drugs can affect you now and for the rest of your life

Cannabis –can affect attention, memory, and learning. It can increase paranoia

Cocaine – when young people use cocaine, it changes the shape of the cells in their brains for life. This can affect behaviors and development

Heroin -weight loss, a runny nose, infections, and skin picking are all side effects of using heroin

Ecstasy – can cause depression, paranoia, severe anxiety, and sleep problems

All these drugs can affect a young person’s mental health, physical health, and lead to dangerous behavior and at risk of legal interventions.


Taking away the stigma and recognising how it builds important life skills

Mental Health

Mental Health is so important and something we all struggle with at times. Try these tips for improving your Mental Health every day.

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