ASCERT 2021 seminar series
Statistics show that the prevalence of drug use for young people is generally declining but for those young people that have substance use problems, they have increasingly significant and complex needs.
This free online event considered the impact of substance use on young people’s lives and how they can be best supported.
Dr Anne Campbell Reader, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work, Queens University Belfast and member of the UK Government Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs
Professor Eilish Gilvarry Clinical Director of Specialties and Forensic Services at Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust, Consultant Psychiatrist in Addictions at Newcastle Addictions Service
Preeti Yellamaty Co-ordinator, Drug and Alcohol Intervention Service for Young People (DAISY) at ASCERT
Fiona Anderson Service Manager, Drug and Alcohol Intervention Service for Young People (DAISY) at Start360
Stephanie McKernan Co-ordinator Step 2 Young Peoples Service at Dunlewey Addiction Services
You can watch the full event below.