THE ALL WALES SCHOOL LIAISON CORE PROGRAMME

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Primary TeacherConference 2014THE ALL WALES SCHOOL LIAISON CORE PROGRAMMENew Emerging Drugs (NEDS)and performance enhancing drugsAWSLCP WorkshopNEDs are psychoactive…
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Primary TeacherConference 2014THE ALL WALES SCHOOL LIAISON CORE PROGRAMMENew Emerging Drugs (NEDS)and performance enhancing drugsAWSLCP WorkshopNEDs are psychoactive substances or drugs that are not controlled under the Misuse of Drugs Act and are therefore legal to possess. However, legal can be a misleading term because most of the substances are regulated by the Medicines Act, which makes it illegal to sell, supply or advertise them for human consumption.Activity 1NEDs OR1) They are safer because they are legal2) They are more pure than illegal drugs3) You can't get arrested if you have them4) Young people can get easy access to themMyth or fact number 1 - They are safer because they are legal!supplied from an unsafe sourceno instructions for use and warning of side effectscontent unknownNot for human consumptionKey message 1 about NEDsJust because a drug is legal it doesn'tmean that it is safe!Myth or fact number 2 - They are more pure than illegal drugsMay be cut with different substances by dealersWith online suppliers there are no standards enforced on the productsKey message 2 about NEDsThere is no telling exactly what is in any NEDMyth or fact number 3 - You can't get arrested if you have them!The substance would be sent for analysis. You could be charged if it contains any illegal substances.If found in possession of an unknown substanceyou would still be arrestedKey message 3 about NEDsNEDS are often illegal to possess and are never legal to supplyMyth or fact number 4 - Young people can get easy access to them!Key message 4 about NEDsNEDs are easily available through numerous internet sites and high street headshopsActivity 2What am I??1depressantclass CMSJ2stimulantclass BMephedrone3synthetic hormoneclass CAnabolicSteroids4stimulantclass BSynthetic Cathinones5stimulantclass BNRG1Naphyrone6depressantclass BCannabis7synthetic hormoneunclassifiedMelanotanKey Stage 2Foundation PhaseWho, What, Where?So what’s the Problem?It’s yourchoiceT.A.S.K.
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