Project Cymru

How does the programme work?

How does the programme work?

What is the programme aim?

The programme aims to reduce alcohol and drug use, behavioural problems in adolescence by strengthening the parent/carer child relationship. It helps young people to avoid problems with drugs and alcohol, resist peer pressure and communicate better with parents/caregivers. Through discussions and fun games and activities, families solve problems together, learn about rules and consequences and explore ways to show love and support, strengthening family communication.

Who is the programme for?

The programme is for ANY family with children aged between 10 – 14 years at both universal and targeted levels with a focus on preventing substance misuse in youth, improving communication within the family and building skills that will support throughout the transitional years.

How does the programme achieve its aims?

Through improved parental skills in nurturing and child management and improved interpersonal and personal competencies amongst young people.

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