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Addaction support adults, children, young adults and older people to make positive behavioural changes. Whether that's with alcohol, drugs, or mental health and wellbeing, we’re here to help people improve their lives in ways they never thought possible.

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Sixty-six percent of young people surveyed had tried new psychoactive substances (NPS, formerly known as ‘legal highs’) at least once, according to new research. Those surveyed also reported significant adverse effects, such as delusions, hallucinations, panic and anxiety.


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We’ve been delivering Mind and Body for almost a year now. It’s been a great success. The programme helps young people to open up about their emotional wellbeing and find positive ways to cope with their problems.