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There is an extremely informative and well put together campaign launched in Jersey this week highlighting the dangers of so called “ legal Highs “ or otherwise known as NPS’S ( New Psychoactive Substances ) . This is a severe drug problem which is increasing around the world and causing chaos within communities. Jersey is no different and we too are experiencing the same issues.
Following on from the 5 day feature that the Jersey Evening Post held last week around NPS’S, the timing of this campaign could not be better. By accessing the website www.highs.exposed you will increase your knowledge on this danger drug that is sweeping through our island at this time and the beauty of this website is that there is information aimed at youngsters, parents and professionals together with links to relevant agencies where people can get support, which is also complimented with a first class video featuring young people, professionals and parents talking about the dangers and their experiences.
This campaign will be going on till mid February and is driven through the ‘ Prison Me No Way ‘ charity, who will also being doing sessions in our islands schools.
It is important that as a community we increase our knowledge on the dangers of this danger drugs, so please view the website www.highs.exposed and if you have any questions, concerns or need any advice, then you can contact us or any of the professional contacts that are listed.
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