Australian Red Cross – Save-a-Mate alcohol & other drugs workshop
Ages 12-25 (for school groups, recommended Year 7-12 students), Education – mainstream classes, VCAL classes, alternative education settings, Refuge and supported accommodation, Youth centre programs.
Save-a-Mate works with young people to provide education workshops, volunteer opportunities, alcohol and other drug emergency first aid information and health promotion initiatives. Seeks to increase the ability of young people to look after themselves and to provide support to friends in need. Provides young people with the skills and knowledge to prevent, recognise and respond to alcohol and other drug related emergencies. Aims to build the skills of young people to understand and promote good mental health, safety and wellbeing.
Note: Also available to other services supporting and working with young people including refuges, youth centre programs and alternative education.