8 Sep 2016

Educating kids about the dangers of meth

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:13 pm on 8 September 2016

Yesterday we covered research showing that grandparents caring for the children of drug-addict parents are struggling to make ends meet. So what is the best way to educate our young people when it comes to drug use?

Andre'a Simmons is an ex-meth addict who's started a school education programme in Australia.

It's called the Australian Anti Ice Campaign, and it involves former addicts visiting schools to tell children aged from seven-years-old, about their experiences with crystal methamphetamine.

meth pipe

meth pipe Photo: Wikipedia

 

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