Drugs, Alcohol and the Law

Open House

Keystage: 3/4 Pages: 1 Reference: pl-dal-027 House parties for teenagers can be a 'mine field'. This page explores some of the pitfalls to avoid and gives common sense advice to keep things on track.

Alcohol Facts

Keystage: 3/4 Pages: 1 Reference: pl-dal-026 A range of alcohol facts selected on the basis of their relevance to young people and their potential to stimulate discussion.

Diaries of a Teenage Drinker

Keystage: 3/4 Pages: 1 Reference: pl-dal-029 Two true case studies focussing on young people's 'adventures' with and alcohol - and the outcomes of their actions.

I.C.E. (In Case of Emergency)

Keystage: 3/4 Pages: 1 Reference: pl-dal-028 ICE=In Case of Emergency. This page gives simple tips for sensible drinking (at the appropriate age) and life saving techniques, just in case things go wrong.

Enough is Enough

Keystage: 3/4 Pages: 1 Reference: pl-dal-023 This page offers an explanation of the unit system of alcohol measurement and the recommended 'safe' levels of consumption for adults. It also focusses on the number of units found common alcoholic drinks and the impact that alcohol has on behaviour, judgement and coordination.

Smoking - The Consequences

Keystage: 2/3 Pages: 1 Reference: pl-dal-022 Pupils are asked to discuss/research the impact that smoking has on people's lives. They are asked to consider not only health but cost, appearance and fire risk.

Get the Picture?

Keystage: 3/4 Pages: 1 Reference: pl-dal-025 The physical changes brought about by drinking alcohol can compromise personal safety in a variety of ways. This page explores issues such as taking care of possessions, being aware of surroundings, being alert to possible threats and the benefits of safety in numbers.

Under Age Boozer Losers

Keystage: 3/4 Pages: 1 Reference: pl-dal-024 A simple, readable, one page review of the laws relating to alcohol in the UK (and abroad).

Smoking…

Keystage: 2/3 Pages: 1 Reference: pl-dal-019 This page focuses on 4 key 'negatives' associated with smoking (poor health, financial cost, appearance / smell and fire risks). It outlines a simple experiment (to be demonstrated by an adult) – that provides an indication of the impact that smoking has on a person’s lungs.

The Effects of Solvents

Keystage: 2/3 Pages: 1 Reference: pl-dal-021 Key facts about solvents are given. These facts are followed by an expoloration of locations chosed by solvent abusers and the risks associated with isolated locations.

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