Three 12-year-old girls were admitted to hospital this weekend after taking ecstasy tablets. They’re thought to be among theyoungest in the UK to have become ill after taking the drug.
What is the best way to warn youngsters about the dangers of drugs? Is it enough to tell them to “just say no”, or are there more effective ways to protect our young people from the worst effects of drugs? What is the role of schools in teaching children about the risks?
What effect does social media and the internet have on young people’s attitudes? What should parents do or say, to protect their children?
Have your children taken drugs? What did you do to warn them about the risks? Did it work?