Out of It

“A new campaign addressing alcohol and substance misuse has launched in schools across the District this week as part of Cannock Chase Council’s ongoing safeguarding work.

The Council’s Community Safety Team has commissioned Loudmouth Education and Training to create a new educational resource on drug and alcohol misuse for key stage 3 pupils.

‘Out of It’, is a new theatre in education programme designed to be run with year 7 and 8 pupils. The programme supports students to learn about the short- and long-term impacts and risks of drug and alcohol misuse and to understand that a lot less young people are using drugs or alcohol than many believe by exploring the positive social norms around the topic.

The programme uses drama, a character Q&A session and discussion to raise the pupils’ awareness around drug and alcohol misuse.

Campaign messages will also be promoted using the Council’s new Tik Tok channel – ‘Cannock Chase Life’ and wider online advertising via the Council’s website and existing social media platforms.”

Find more from Cannock Chase Council (UK; September 2021)

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