By Vanessa Rogers
Many children will come into touch with medicinal drugs, yet do they be aware of all of the proof approximately medicinal drugs? What may still they do in the event that they think stressed into stoning up? Do they recognize the results of doping up, and what the results may be? This source is full of actions that tell teenagers approximately medications, inspire them to imagine and speak about their values and attitudes to medicines, and aid them make confident offerings. The enticing actions discover varieties of medicinal drugs and their results, and concerns reminiscent of hazards, results, peer strain, attitudes to drug-taking, and medicine and the media. This moment variation is totally up to date and comprises many new actions. With enjoyable and imaginitive actions starting from ice-breakers and quizzes to role-play and poster-making, this publication is appropriate to be used with youngsters elderly eleven - 19, in teams and on-to-one. lecturers, adolescence employees, drug help staff, adolescence offending groups and social staff will all locate this a useful source.
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Aim To quickly assess opinion in the group and get an understanding of existing knowledge. You will need • A red, yellow and green card for each person How to do it Give each young person a red, a yellow and a green card. Explain that you are going to read a series of statements and you want the young people to raise the card that corresponds with their opinion: RED = No, I disagree! 61 A Little Book of drugs YELLOW = I want to say something about this. GREEN = Yes, I agree! Allow time for people to ask questions or make comments about the statements.
First group finished wins! Review the activity, making sure that the young people are clear about the meaning of terms used and explaining if they aren’t. 53 Drugs wordsearch C W D A S O N O I N L E A V S B E Q I N D S T R A S U I S G N C B J W T E S J C D B T B L H A L V L T E G A E V G Q U L A L O L J V P I L L P G Y A N A G O O U U E I D J H R E U A J G E O D C E N I Y J M R C S F T P K M S E E T E S S R T R R I Y M M U K U I E L L R A L E N R S T R I N O copyright © vanessa rogers 2012 A S E C S T A S Y O I I V D E G C S R O X K N U K S T R E E A E O A P O A V T K V C S E T G M N C O L L A M S J S G I S F M I O C K A E T W I A O N N J F B I C Search to find the following substance-related words: Cannabis Skunk Stimulant Pill Classification Smoke Depressant Inject Prescription Illegal Bloodstream Ecstasy Hallucinogenic Drug Solvents Cocaine Warm-ups Scrambled Words This activity is another one that will be familiar to young people so should need little explanation.
35 A Little Book of drugs Drug Chair Swap This activity can easily be adapted for young people with mobility issues or wheelchair users by facilitating it seated in one chair throughout. Instead of moving they can simply raise a hand to show the sticker. Aim This game is based on the well-known party game ‘Musical Chairs’ and is a fast-paced way to assess knowledge in the group and give facts in a fun way. You will need • Chairs (one less than the number of people playing) • Stickers • Marker pens 36 Warm-ups How to do it Prepare stickers by labelling them C, E, A or H (to stand for Cannabis, Ecstasy, Alcohol and Heroin).
A Little Book of Drugs: Activities to Explore Drug Issues with Young People by Vanessa Rogers