Below is a compiled list of resourceful organisations and their respective websites, that may help you find more information.
Talk to Frank
www.talktofrank.com Contains information and where to find help on drugs for young people. You can sign up for regular updates and get sent free resources.
www.knowcannabis.org.uk This website can help young people assess their personal cannabis use, its impact on their life and how to make changes if theyre using too much
Why Let Drink Decide: Advice for Parents & Young People on Alcohol
www.whyletdrinkdecide.direct.gov.uk A UK campaign to encourage parents to discuss the issues surrounding alcohol with their children as well as offer advice for children
www.thesite.org.uk A magazine style website for young people presenting a wide range of information, mixing fun and serious issues. Topics include drugs, health, the law, careers and money. There are also many opportunities to interact with the site where you can submit a question and have it answered within 3 days.
Sex: Worth Talking About
www.nhs.uk/worthtalkingabout Information and advice for young people on contraceptive choices, STIs, chlamydia testing, understanding sex and sexual health.
www.drugscope.org.uk DrugScope is one of the UK's leading centres of expertise on drugs. They provide quality drug information, promote effective responses to drug taking, undertake research at local, national and international levels, advise on policy-making, encourage informed debate and speak for their member bodies working on the ground. Drug Action Team contact details can be found on this site. This site has lots of good drug information and a portal for young people aimed at younger teenagers.
Havering Youth Service
www.haveringyouth.co.uk The local youth service website with details about the wide range of local projects and organisations, programmes and services for young people in Havering.
www.adfam-parents.org.uk Adfam is the leading national organisation working with and for families affected by drugs and alcohol providing direct support to families and signposting to local support services.
www.alcoholconcern.org.uk Alcohol Concern is the national agency for alcohol misuse.
www.re-solv.org Deals with all aspects of solvent and volatile substance abuse. The site has a special focus on the needs of young people.
www.tacade.com Provides services and resources for professional groups, parents and carers in the promotion of healthy lifestyles and behaviour, and the prevention of drug misuse. TACADE produces resource material and carries out a number of projects.