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DASH helping children as young as 11 off drugs

Thu, 01 May 2014


Children as young as 11 are seeking help for drug problems on the Isle of Man.

The Drugs Advice Service and Helpline have a number of young people seeking its help to overcome issues before they become a bigger problem.

It was revealed yesterday that some children as young as four are needing help in the UK.

Shelley Stanley from DASH says although schools are proactively educating children, there is always more that could be done.

She says the difficulty lies in the fact there is no one common thread connecting the early drug use cases:

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