Events

May
16
Mon
What Every Parents needs to know about Drugs and Young People @ Online event via Zoom
May 16 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Are you a parent or grandparent? This online session will give you a good introduction to drugs – including newer substances

About this event

Develop your knowledge of drugs – what they look like, what they might be called (slang names), the effects and dangers – and discuss ways parents can talk helpfully about drugs with their children.

May
24
Tue
What’s so relaxing about weed? @ Online event via Zoom
May 24 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

A session for youth workers, parents and teachers about cannabis.

About this event

As well as looking at the effects of cannabis, this short, online session will discuss the laws relating to cannabis, consider how adults can help support young people using or thinking about using cannabis, and explain how to get help if needed.

Jun
16
Thu
What every church needs to know about drugs @ Online event via Zoom
Jun 16 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

An introduction to drugs for churches wanting to know how to work more effectively in this area in their community.

About this event

This practical session will give a general introduction to drugs, to help participants know what to look for – both the drugs themselves and signs of use. We will then discuss the law relating to drugs and premises, and discuss the potential content of a church drug policy. Using case studies, we will consider the kinds of help and interventions a church might like to offer.

Jun
21
Tue
Life skills for your child/youth group 1 – Making Decisions @ Online event via Zoom
Jun 21 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Helping you develop ways to help your child or youth group get better at making decisions.

About this event

We know how important it is to help children and young people develop life skills that help them manage life better. But how do we do this in practice? This session, aimed at people caring for children and young people, will give you practical ways to help your child/youth group be more aware about how to make their own choices.

Jun
27
Mon
Life skills for your child/youth group 2 – Peer Resistance @ Online event via Zoom
Jun 27 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Helping you develop ways to help your child or youth group get better at managing peer pressure.

About this event

We know how important it is to help children and young people develop life skills that help them manage life better. But how do we do this in practice? This session, aimed at people caring for children and young people, will give you practical ways to help your child/youth group be more aware about how to manage peer pressure. We will look at social capital – how can we help our young people maintain strong friendship groups without compromising their own beliefs or values?