Category 'Alcohol and Drugs'

Short version of the interview with Drugsline Chabad

1. How were you introduced to drugs?

LP: The first drug I was introduced to was cannabis, whilst I was at school, my peers was smoking cannabis and that wasI how I got introduced to it, just people at school.
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What are drugs?

Drugs are chemicals that change the way a person’s body works. There are legal and illegal drugs. Drugs come in all sorts of shapes and sizes you can take them in different ways as well. You can sniff some, you can swallow them or you can smoke them. Drugs can be addictive. Addiction means if you take a lot of them you can’t stop having them and it will continue to harm you. Continue reading


Think of smoking as a horrible murderous monster (because it is!) When you smoke a cigarette you are killing yourself and it is even worse if kids do it. Kids start smoking because they think its cool. Smoking is not cool smoking is disgusting! Every day in Britain, about 300 people die early because of smoking. Smoking causes many diseases like lung cancer, bronchitis and coronary heart disease. Continue reading


Alcohol is a drug. Drinking alcohol is dangerous for teens and teenagers and sometimes for adults, too. Many kids have their first drink at an early age, as young as 10 or 11 or even younger. Continue reading

Drugs and Alcohol

People use alcohol and drugs in different ways – usually to experiment, to relax, or to get high. Because drugs and alcohol affect your mind as well as your body, they can have a strong effect on your feelings and thoughts. These effects usually wear off as the substance gets out of your system. Continue reading