Drugs & Alcohol Report
1. Why is this issue important?
Here we explain why we wanted to find out more about young people’s views and experiences of drugs and alcohol and why the Healthwatch Children and Young People’s service spent time highlighting this issue. Healthwatch also want to highlight the health effects of drugs and alcohol, specifically for young people.
2. What did young people tell us about Drugs and Alcohol?
Healthwatch conducted a survey with young people from across the East Riding of Yorkshire to find out about their views and experiences of alcohol and drugs. This report sets out our key findings and how they measure against the national picture.
3. What can we all do about this issue locally
On the basis of our research, we have made a number of recommendations to local commissioners and service providers to try to tackle the issues raised in this report.