addictions

Alcohol And You

With Christmas parties just on the horizon you may be tempted to have a drink. But did you know alcohol can dull your senses? Read our advice on what not to do if you’re 18 or over and celebrating with

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FRANK Drugs Advice

Find out about FRANK, the drugs advice and information campaign, how to get in contact if you need to talk. Frankly speaking FRANK offers a confidential, non-judgmental drugs advice, information and support about legal and illegal substances. The helpline is

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About Tobacco – What is it? How it is Harmful

Saturday 31st is the World Health Organization’s No Tobacco Day. n2k looks at some of the facts and myths surrounding tobacco and investigates the new smokeless cigarette. What is tobacco? Tobacco is a green, leafy plant that is grown in

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Underage Drinking

Is alcohol a part of your life? How clued up are you when it comes to drinking? n2k looks at new research into the dangers of underage drinking. Positive future Positive Futures, a Home Office funded scheme, questioned 1,250 of

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Smoke Free Zone

Smoking in enclosed public spaces such as bars, restaurants and clubs will soon be a thing of the past in the UK. A new law which has already been enforced in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will come into effect

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Be Drink Aware

If you’re a bit of a paerty animal, you might be tempted to have a drink or two. Before you do, make sure you’re aware of the full facts when drinking alcohol. The law The law says that you can’t

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Need to Stop Smoking

If you’re a smoker but want to wave goodbye to the dreaded weed, here are a few tips to kicking the ciggies for good. Don’t start If you’re not a smoker but have thought about it, you shouldn’t start. Smoking

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My Addictions

n2k reader Jessica tells us, in her own words, how she became addicted to drugs. Who I am I am a 16 year old student studying a business course at my school in Sheffield . I was predicted B’s &

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Binge Drinking on the Rise

Binge drinking is in the news a lot these days, and now new government figures show that it’s on the increase among teenagers. 13 a day The official figures released this week say that 13 teenagers are admitted to hospital

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Addictions: The Basics

Smoking, alcohol, drugs and even gambling are all potentially highly addictive. But you probably already knew that. Why not take a look at how some of these addictions can affect your life. At least you’ll be in the know. Smoking

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