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Encouraging sensible drinking | nidirect

Most parents, quite rightly, worry about their children trying drugs. But alcohol can cause just as many problems for young people

You, your child and alcohol | nidirect

You, your child and alcohol

Drugs and your child | nidirect

If you think your child is using drugs, your natural reaction may be to panic (and shout). Wait until you feel calmer and then talk to your child

Drugs: what are the risks? | nidirect

Research shows that children will put off or avoid taking drugs if they feel they can talk to their parents about the subject

Warning over ecstasy tablets | nidirect

The Public Health Agency (PHA) is warning about the dangers of an MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxy-methamphetamine) ecstasy tablet which may be in circulation in Northern Ireland. MDMA is a dangerous and potentially life-...