Healthy Habits: Have you had your five a day?

Healthy Habits: Have you had your five a day?

Healthy Habits: Have you had your five a day? Did you know 1 in 4 adults and 1 in 10 children experience mental illness, and many more of us know and care for people who do? For all of us to remain healthy and resilient it is good for us to set ourselves daily goals....
Smoking: Its effects on the body

Smoking: Its effects on the body

Smoking: Its effects on the body You don’t have to have been smoking for a long time for tobacco to affect the way you look… SKIN The poisons in tobacco reduce the amount of oxygen getting to the skin. This makes it look grey and dull, and can also cause...
Drugs: Types of drugs and the effects they have

Drugs: Types of drugs and the effects they have

Drugs: Types of drugs and the effects they have Drugs can affect your body, your mental health, and your relationships with others. __ DRUG TYPES: Drugs can typically be categorised into these four types; all behave differently in the body and produce different...
Alcohol: Its effects on the body

Alcohol: Its effects on the body

Alcohol: Its effects on the body Alcohol affects nearly every part of the body and can damage some of our most important organs. __ BRAIN Impacts on mood and mental well being. Effects judgement and increases risk-taking behavior Effects long and short term memory....
Alcohol: The effects of binge drinking

Alcohol: The effects of binge drinking

Alcohol: The effects of binge drinking Binge drinking can be very dangerous and some of the risks include: COORDINATION Drinking a lot of alcohol can affect balance, increasing the risk of having an accident. Alcohol affects how you feel pain, so you may not realise...