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Choices for Life is teamed up
with Young Scot
Legal Highs or Lethal Highs?...
Calling Psychoactive Substances "Legal Highs" is confusing for people because it suggests that they are safe and always legal. There is no way of knowing what chemicals are in these substances or how ill they might make you feel or what effect they will have on your body.
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Did you know...
When a cigarette is lit and starts to burn it releases over 4000 different chemicals.
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Choices for Life TV
Dean's Video Diary
Dean is played by an actor. All names have been changed to protect people's identities. Dean has a few too many drinks one night and his friends dare him to run on top of a car. Find out what Dean decides to do...
Julia's video diary
Julia is played by an actor. All names have been changed to protect people's identities. Julia decides to smoke at a party - find out the consequences of her decision and what the guy she really likes thinks about her smoking...
Find out how smoking cannabis affects 17 year old Scott’s life. All young people featured in this video are played by actors.
Ross's video diary
Ross's story is told by an actor. All names, including Ross's, have been changed to protect identities. Ross is 14 years old and decides to go out drinking with his pals one night. Find out what happens...
Good night's out gone bad
Follow Sophie on a night out where she decides to drink alcohol. What lies ahead for her?... All young people featured are played by actors.
Alana's video diary
Alana's story is told by an actor. All names, including Alana's, have been changed to protect identities.
Alana is 15 years old and decides to drink alcohol at a party. She thought she was having a good time but when videos of her dancing appear on Facebook things look very different.
Gillian is 18 years old and decides to celebrate the end of the exams with a camping trip with her friends. She has a few drinks and decides to smoke cannabis. Things escalate from there...
Gillian is played by an actor. All names have been changed to protect people's identities.
Find out how Liam dealt with peer pressure and the temptation to start smoking. This video is aimed at 11 to 13 year olds. All young people featured are played by actors.
Becky's video diary
Becky is 15 years old and has a few drinks at a Christmas party. It seemed like a good idea at the time but was it really?.....Becky is played by an actor. All names have been changed to protect people's identities.
Choices for Life meets Keith Jack
We chat to our friend from the Choices for Life tours, panto and musical theatre star Keith Jack about his life growing up in Scotland, facing the bullies, peer pressure and his career which has culminated in him playing the leading part of Joseph in a UK wide tour.
Josh's video diary
Josh is 16 years old and wants to be a professional basketball player. His friends are pressuring him to go out drinking instead. Find out how Josh deals with the peer pressure and what choice he makes. Josh is played by an actor. All names have been changed to protect people's identities.
Check out the story of Wobbly Stan and how the drug diazepam has affected him.