Alcohol & Substance Misuse Handbook for Parents & Young People

The purpose of this information booklet is to help parents /guardians to discuss alcohol and drugs with young people.

This leaflet has been developed by the Prevention & Education Sub-Committee of the North East Regional Drugs & Alcohol Task Force one of whose responsibilities is to raise awareness in the area of young people and alcohol/drugs and it does not set out to tell parents and guardians what they must or must not do. Instead this booklet tries to provide useful information which may be of help to openly discuss the issues with young people. It also signposts parents and guardians to sources of advice and support.