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As a school, we are committed to providing our students with opportunities to learn the skills they need for a happy, healthy life. This includes essential drug and alcohol education, which is age appropriate and part of the National Curriculum. Whilst this is very important, a consistent approach from home and school is invaluable.

We would therefore like to invite all parents/carers to a Drug Awareness Evening on Thursday 25 October from 7.00pm to 8.45pm, in the main hall.

The workshop will be delivered by representatives from North Yorkshire Police, North Yorkshire County Council’s Prevention Service and Youth Justice Service and the Harrogate District NHS Foundation Trust Healthy Child Team.

The workshop will provide:

  • Practical, up to date information about alcohol and drugs including cannabis, cocaine, MDMA and New Psychoactive Substances (previously known as ‘legal highs’).
  • Information on the legal, health and social risks of substance misuse.
  • Information on the local situation regarding drug and alcohol use.
  • Useful tips on how to talk about this sensitive subject at home.
  • Details of where to go for additional information and support.
  • A question and answer session for parents to learn more.

This event is free of charge and due to capacity, we would appreciate if you could let us know if you are attending, by contacting Mrs T. Cloggie, Office Manager at the school on telephone number 01423 548800 or  by email at admin@harrogatehighschool.co.uk

If you would like further information, please contact Jon Coates, area Prevention Manager on 01609 535926.

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