Below are pages with information and guidance around alcohol and cannabis. If you just want to talk to someone in confidence, our Young People’s Service has a dedicated phone line separate to the main Forward Leeds number 0113 887 2757. Under 18s Guide to Alcohol Highs of Leeds – cannabis

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Some of the links we provide below will signpost you to sites, some ours and some other people’s, where you can find out the facts and decide for yourself what you want to do. It’s important to be informed and make your own choices based on sound knowledge. Highs of Leeds – information about cannabis…

Welcome to the section of our site For Young People. If you are a professional or a concerned family member you may want to visit the Getting Help section of our website entitled Young People’s Service. The links below will take you to information about keeping yourself safe, a guide to alcohol and cannabis, some details…

Life can sometimes feel like you are always under pressure. At school, at home and from your friends and peers. Sometimes it can be tough to be true to yourself and who you really want to be. It is important to know how things work, that way you can make safer, more informed decisions about…

You can download PDFs of our Highs of Leeds posters from the links below. It comes from the cannabis plant. It varies in strength and forms: Herbal cannabis is the dried leaves and flowering plants of the cannabis plant. It looks like tightly packed dried garden herbs. The main type of cannabis used is a…

Sammi Frestle and Phil Pearce

Young people working with Forward Leeds are choosing their own volunteering project and Leeds organisations will be pitching for their help. The young people have named themselves, Producing Entrepreneurs for the Next Generation (PENG). The team aged 15-18 had been working with Forward Leeds around issues with substances but now want to put their energy…

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