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 happening…

Pocket Money Drugs and today’s youth

Whenever I deliver training I talk about my experiences working with children and young people who have been in Drug and Alcohol treatment services. For the vast majority of the time I would deal with what we have termed ‘Pocket Money’ Drugs. The prevalence of these substances are easily accessible to all young people and…