Bray Drug Awareness Education

Education, Awareness

From school based programmes to the annual art exhibition from the conference to the online education, this is an important linchpin to fight to help people help themselves.

The purpose of the Bray Drug Awareness programme is provide a variety of drugs education and prevention responses to the local needs of young people within the town, with the objective of preventing and or reducing substance use among young people In addition to reduce the harm caused to those young people
and their communities.
They provide appropriate drugs education and prevention programmes that are based on best practice guidelines and that are evidence based in approach The programme generates a greater awareness among young people and the wider community around drug related issues and to provide accurate information on
drugs They provide current accurate information on drugs for adults working with young people and where necessary provide relevant training and up skilling for those adults around substance use education and best practice guidelines.
Working with the schools Drugs Education Prevention Worker Ger has built a solid network The annual art competition receives hundreds of entries and promotes widespread public discussions The project’s annual conference facilitates multi sectorial and community networking which coincides with the drug awareness
month The project has proved very innovative recently adding arrange of excellent podcasts to their range of resources.
Tel01 2050502 email
; €112,399
Chanel of funding; KWETB
Area of National Drug Strategy Education

Garda Jennifer Carrick, Danny Bohan of Bray Lions Club, Kayleigh Dodd, art competition winner, and Cllr. Brendan Thornhill, Bray Municipal District.

bray local drug & alcohol task force