Young people, drugs and alcohol...

    Engaging younger generations
    13 January 2016

    Substance misuse among under-18s in the UK is always a cause for concern with stories of teenagers drinking alcohol, smoking cannabis, or using drugs never far from the headlines.

    Drug use is a significant problem because it can affect a young person's health and wellbeing, their education, their family life, their security and their future.

    To help youth workers understand this complex issue, VolTrain have arranged a FREE training evening in Bristol led by


    (Bristol Drugs Project) who will lead an introductory session on drug and alcohol awareness for youth leaders/volunteers working in secular and faith-based settings.


    - Monday 25th January 2016


    - 7.30pm - 9.30pm


    : The Kitchen @ The Station, Silver St, BS1 2AG (Bristol YMCA)


    - it's FREE!


    - As VolTrain events are very popular please contact Sophie the administrator on 0117 946 9209 or email at

    VolTrain is a partnership between several organisations, including Bristol City Council, to equip, resource and train volunteer youth workers in the Bristol area. It is open to all volunteer youth workers across both statutory and voluntary sectors and is completely free.