New handbook released for Parents and Carers

The Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service (ADEPIS) was developed by the prevention charity Mentor UK  as a platform for sharing information and resources aimed at schools and practitioners working in drug and alcohol prevention.  We are sharing this link as we feel that this is an excellent information resource that parents can…

Early Break launches ‘Memotional’ microsite to help children explore their emotions

Following the huge success of Early Break’s ‘Don’t Be A Zombie’ microsite (www.dontbeazombie.co.uk), an online resource for young people to access information and advice about drugs and alcohol, the charity is proud to announce the launch of ‘Memotional’, a bright, interactive and engaging microsite designed to help younger children explore their emotions (www.memotional.co.uk). Established since…

Jonathan Ashworth MP praises the work of Holding Families in Bury

Shadow Health Secretary Jonathan Ashworth MP  visited the Holding Families programme in Bury where children and parents dealing with substance misuse are all supported as a family. The programme is run by Early Break, a young people’s drug and alcohol service.   Jonathan grew up in Radcliffe and was proud to see such important work…