Planet Youth Press

Spend time with your children to keep them off drugs

Parental engagement, more structured leisure time and access to a range of activities are vital when it comes to preventing children falling into substance abuse, an international expert has advised.

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Icelandic approach to teen substance abuse may be tested in west of Ireland

Icelands success in cutting substance abuse among teenagers may be tested in the west of Ireland with a pilot scheme involving 7,000 young people. Imposing guilt on children and penalties on suppliers will not work, as the issue is a societal one, Icelandic director of the Planet Youth project Jon Sigfusson said in Galway.

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