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Paying attention to PSHE in the autumn

Paying attention to PSHE in the autumn

Now more than ever, after the trauma caused by the coronavirus pandemic, schools need to concentrate on delivering high-quality Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE). The Department for Education (DfE) has made it clear that PSHE is an ‘important and necessary’ part of children’s education – indeed it will become a mandatory element of the… Continue Reading

Gambling during COVID-19

Gambling during COVID-19

During times of financial strain, gambling activity increases within society. This happens during financial recessions and is likely to be happening during the current coronavirus pandemic. In times of uncertainty, many people with gambling issues increase their gambling or revert back to gambling if they are currently abstinent. Others who haven’t had a gambling problem… Continue Reading

Bikes, buttons and wellbeing

Bikes, buttons and wellbeing

Much as we avoid generalisations at CADAS, I think it’s fair to say that human beings struggle with change, and so we also struggle with uncertainty – which might be described as knowing that things are likely to change but not knowing how. And that gives me the break I need to admit that I’m… Continue Reading

Volatile Substance Abuse returns to Cumbria

Volatile Substance Abuse returns to Cumbria

In spring 2017 someone contacted CADAS to let us know about a group of Year 6 pupils (age 10-11) in the Barrow area inhaling butane gas.   We quickly developed a Volatile Substance Abuse (VSA) awareness workshop and took it out to local schoolchildren and also to professionals including teachers, police and other support services,… Continue Reading

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