Do you work with children and young people aged 25 and under in Cardiff or the Vale of Glamorgan?

Are you concerned about a child or young person’s substance use (including alcohol, drugs or other substances)?

We can provide you with support or advice on how to refer or access more information around substances.

Cardiff Network Healthy SchoolsCardiffVale Network Helathy Schools & Vale Schools

 

 

If you work in a school setting we can support you with:

  • Providing up to date information on substance misuse issues among young people in Wales and in Cardiff.
  • Substance Misuse toolkits for Primary, Secondary, special schools and Pupil Referral Units.
  • Specific sessions around drugs and alcohol for pupils in Primary and Secondary settings.
  • Bespoke INSET training for school staff on basic awareness, substance misuse education and dealing with incidents.
  • Access to more specialist training including Alcohol Brief Intervention and Motivational Interviewing.
  • 1:1 support with developing policies, incident management, effective substance misuse education programmes and resources.
  • Specialist support for children and young people from diverse communities.
  • Delivery of small group sessions for more vulnerable pupils in secondary settings.
  • Links with outside agencies.
  • Help for children and young people with substance misuse issues.

Contact us for more information:

E-mail: PublicHealthWales.SwitchedOn@wales.nhs.uk

Cardiff and Vale Youth and Community Settings

If you work in a youth or community setting or with vulnerable young people up to 25, we can support you with:

  • Providing up to date information on substance misuse issues among young people in Wales and in Cardiff.
  • Delivering bespoke training for staff on substance misuse awareness, current issues and how to manage disclosures or incidents.
  • Support with developing policies and incident management.
  • Referral to specialist substance misuse services and services for a wider range of health issues (such as sexual health, mental health and general health issues)
  • Access to more specialist training including Alcohol Brief Intervention and Motivational Interviewing.
  • Direct group sessions with vulnerable young people.
  • Specialist support for children and young people from diverse communities.
  • General health advice and signposting.
  • Support visits.

Contact us for more information:

E-mail: PublicHealthWales.SwitchedOn@wales.nhs.uk

 


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