News in substance misuse
Are you age 14-25 years old? Have your say on how the police interact with young people in relation to the use of drugs by taking part in the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Strategic Youth Independent Advisory Group (YIAG) review.
Substance misuse and how the police in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight work to prevent and respond to it has been selected as the second area for review by a group of young volunteers set up by the Police and Crime Commissioner to challenge policing practices.
The Police and Crime Commissioner welcomed the Youth Commission’s Big Conversation findings and recommendations at a conference on Saturday 23 November.
Michael Lane, Police and Crime Commissioner, is pleased to see the hard work of his Youth Commission recognised with the award of “Inspiring” winner in the British Youth Council Awards.
Congratulations to members of the Youth Commission, who have already beaten their target of 1,700 responses to their ‘Big Conversation’, over three months ahead of the consultation closing.
The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission will be raising awareness of the dangers of taking Psychoactive Substances (‘Legal Highs’) among festival goers as part of its Lethal Highs campaign.
Each year, the members of the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Youth Commission talk to young people across the region to find out more about their issues with crime and policing.