Youth Substance Abuse
Youth Substance Abuse Game
This game enables participants to address factors influencing substance abuse.
Tell the group what you understand by the term "substance abuse".
Tell the group whom you believe benefits from peoples' abuse of drugs and alcohol. How do they benefit?
Experts talk about 'physical' versus 'psychological' addiction. Tell the group what you think is the difference between these and how they affect rehabilitation.
Ask the group members how they believe you should respond when someone offers you an illegal or potentially harmful substance. Do they believe you would respond this way?
Ask the group members if they think you could play a role in reducing substance abuse in your community. How?
Ask the group members what worries them most or reassures them most about your attitude to substance abuse.
[Youth Substance Abuse]
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