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Young people, Alcohol, Drugs and County lines

SSCT produced Click&Play for Alcohol and drugs
Aimed at KS3, 4 and 5 This session explores the legal age to drink and purchase alcohol alongside potential alcohol related breaches of law such as being drunk and disorderly. The session also explores the use and risks of illegal drugs and the law relating to possession and distribution. In addition to this there is clear signposting to local and national alcohol and drug services. Click the photo above to launch the presentation.
County lines SSCT produced Click&Play
Aimed at KS3, 4 and 5 This session will assist students in understanding what county lines are whilst highlighting the risks and dangers of county line operations. The presentation portrays how county lines are impacting the young people of Dorset and concludes with how to identify the signs that someone they know is involved.

External resources for Young people surrounding Alcohol and Drugs

Rise Above for Schools


Rise Above for Schools from Public Health England provides free PSHE resources that support secondary school teachers when promoting positive health, wellbeing and resilience among young people aged 11 to 16 (Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4).

Use this lesson plan, PowerPoint and accompanying videos to explore with your class the reasons why some young people choose to drink alcohol, and the impact this can have on their health, wellbeing and overall lifestyle.

Using peer-to-peer discussion, scenarios and videos, students will be encouraged to identify and assess the risks associated with underage or irresponsible drinking, and how to deal with pressure from peers.


Teaching Drug and Alcohol Education with Confidence in Secondary Schools - CWP Resources


This resource provides a set of lessons for each year group at key stages 3 and 4 to support the teaching of a variety of issues within Drug and Alcohol education.



FRANK is a national anti-drug advisory service jointly established by the Department of Health and Home Office of the British government in 2003. It is intended to reduce the use of both legal and illegal drugs by educating teenagers and adolescents about the potential effects of drugs.


We Are With You

Whether you are seeking help for yourself, a friend or family members this local service gives free, confidential support to people experiencing issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.


EDAS - Better Together

Local support and advice if you are concerned about someone with a substance misuse problem.

County Lines (Fearless)

Aimed at KS3, KS4

This is an educational resource for professionals working with young people throughout the UK. The resource explores the threat, risk and harm of County Lines involvement.