Choices for Life Drop-In Session

Police & Partners to hold drop-in session at Charleston Academy

Wednesday 1 March from 5pm – 7pm School Hall

Members of the public are being invited to attend drop-in sessions aimed at promoting the ‘Choose Life’ message to peers and parents.

Following joint meetings with Police Scotland and The Highland Council secondary school Head Teachers, the Police Scotland Inverness Community Beats team in partnership with ‘Choices for Life’ will be holding informal drop in sessions aimed at parents, carers and young people to provide information in relation to drugs, alcohol and online safety.

The drop-in sessions will be held at the following venues, and times:

  • Monday 27th February 2017 : 5-7pm at Culloden Academy, Inverness
  • Wednesday 1st March 2017 : 5 – 7pm at Charleston Academy, Inverness
  • Thursday 2nd March 2017 : 10am -2pm at UHI Campus, Inverness; and 3-7pm at Eastgate Shopping Centre, Inverness.

The events will allow parents, carers and young people to ask questions and gain information such as:

  • What do drugs look like and what effects do they have?
  • How can drugs and alcohol affect you /your child’s future?
  • Why is internet safety important?

The events are open to all parents, carers and young people in the Highland region regardless of school catchment areas. The events will be supported and attended by Highland Secondary schools, Police Scotland, Highland Alcohol and Drug Partnership, Youth Action Service and Crimestoppers.

Highland Drug and Alcohol Partnership also recommend the use of the Highland Substance Awareness Toolkit.

© Photos courtesy of Choices for Life. Used with Permission.

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