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Surge Presentation Final 2

  1. 1. A partnership project between The Junction; Granton Youth Centre; Muirhouse Youth Development Group; and Pilton Youth and Children’s Project with funding from Edinburgh Alcohol and Drug Partnership
  2. 2. <ul><li>Increased Knowledge and Changed Attitudes to Substance Misuse </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce Acceptability in Target Groups of Hazardous Use & Associated Behaviours </li></ul><ul><li>Increase the Capacity of Local Agencies to Engage with Young People and Parents on Alcohol Misuse </li></ul><ul><li>Equip Young People with Decision Making and other Life Skills through Relevant and Supportive Learning Environments </li></ul><ul><li>Children and young people receive timely and appropriate support </li></ul>
  3. 3. North Edinburgh Alcohol Initiative Collaborative will also contribute to the Edinburgh Children and Young People’s Plan <ul><li>4. Physically and Emotionally Healthy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To increase the number of children and young people with a positive childhood experience and good emotional and mental health and wellbeing; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To increase the number of children who have healthy and active lifestyles and participate in physical activities; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To reduce the number of children and young people who smoke or misuse drugs or alcohol. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. North Edinburgh Alcohol Initiative Collaborative will also address part of the Edinburgh City Council Single Outcome Agreement 2008-2011, particularly with respect to the following: <ul><li>National Outcome (6) - We live longer healthier lives </li></ul><ul><li>Local Outcome - Improving child health </li></ul><ul><li>Local indicator - Reduce % of 13 year olds drinking once a week or more (-5%) </li></ul><ul><li>- Reduce % of 15 year olds drinking once a week or more (-5%) </li></ul>
  5. 5. North Edinburgh Alcohol Initiative Collaborative - Training <ul><li>Alcohol Brief Interventions (Eleanor McWhirter –NHS Lothian, Lead Alcohol Brief Interventions): </li></ul><ul><li>GYC – 6 staff </li></ul><ul><li>MYDG – 4 staff </li></ul><ul><li>PYCP – 2 staff </li></ul><ul><li>The Junction – 4 staff </li></ul><ul><li>Sex, Drugs and Rock n Roll (Canongate Youth Project): </li></ul><ul><li>MYDG – 3 staff </li></ul><ul><li>Alcohol Awareness (Jonny Kinross, MYDG): </li></ul><ul><li>MYDG – 10 staff </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict management and resolution (SALTO): </li></ul><ul><li>MYDG – 1 staff </li></ul><ul><li>Motivational Interviewing; Groupwork Skills (NHS Lothian) </li></ul><ul><li>The Junction -1 staff </li></ul>
  6. 6. Proposed Training <ul><li>Confronting Conflict (LEAP): </li></ul><ul><li>16 places </li></ul><ul><li>Managing Difficult Behaviour (LEAP): </li></ul><ul><li>16 places </li></ul><ul><li>Child Protection specific for street work </li></ul><ul><li>(Rob Heaseman): </li></ul><ul><li> places to be confirmed </li></ul><ul><li>Further Development Training for All Staff TBA </li></ul>
  7. 7. Granton Youth Centre Shona Cormack [email_address] 0131 467 5854
  8. 8. <ul><li>Reduce risky behaviours associated with alcohol consumption </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce alcohol consumption </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage young people to think about their safety </li></ul><ul><li>To learn from young people </li></ul><ul><li>To have more for young people to do </li></ul>Hopes and Aspirations
  9. 9. Some young people at Bangholm
  10. 10. Aims of the Project <ul><li>Engage with young people </li></ul><ul><li>Work in partnership </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce alcohol consumption </li></ul><ul><li>Equip young people with information so they can make informed decisions </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge young peoples attitudes to alcohol </li></ul>
  11. 11. Some of our staff
  12. 12. Numbers so far Trinity Granton Muirhouse Pilton Week 1 Male 0 0 31 17 Female 0 0 19 10 Week 2 Male 11 7 9 10 Female 7 3 6 6 Week 3 Male 8 2 15 not out Female 6 0 2 not out Week 4 Male 5 0 24 21 Female 0 0 29 16 Total Male 24 9 79 48 Female 13 3 56 35 Total New contacts 37 12 135 83
  13. 13. What has worked well <ul><li>Young peoples attitudes to us being on their streets </li></ul><ul><li>Getting recognised because of the uniform </li></ul><ul><li>Being flexible in terms of times and days to try going out </li></ul><ul><li>Interaction with local shops </li></ul>
  14. 14. Alcohol is out there
  15. 15. Interventions so far Trinity Granton Muirhouse Pilton Week 1 School/music/ football None Sexual health/ drinking/ relationships/ lots of sexual chat/ good banter/ going to Drylaw Park Drinking/ smoking cannabis/ job hunting/ general banter/ football. Week 2 Last week/ what to do inside if we get an area/ football/ spare time activities. Banter/ football/ check all okay. Drinking/ racism/ anti-social behaviour/ possible regrets about drinking chat Drinking/ smoking/ cannabis/ who the street-work team are and why they are out. Week 3 Football/ school/ what doing after football. Not really up for a chat Drinking/ stealing/ going to a party/ chat about stealing Not out due to staff illness. Week 4 Where everyone else was/ football/ what to do in inside space when we get it. None Asking to buy alcohol/ played alcohol game/ sexual health planning/Good chat with police. Confrontation with other group/ college/ Spartans/ drinking.
  16. 16. Not so well <ul><li>Saturdays in Granton </li></ul><ul><li>Thursday street-work in Trinity, numbers are all from the Bangholm project </li></ul>
  17. 17. Future plans <ul><li>All street-work teams to go out on Friday evenings </li></ul><ul><li>Later evening work for holiday times, especially summer </li></ul><ul><li>Collect and record information from young people to create a base line for research </li></ul><ul><li>Analyse information in relation to citywide and country wide statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Roll out the full c:card service, to include c:card+ </li></ul>
  18. 18. Tool kit for staff <ul><li>Games for the street </li></ul><ul><li>Information about alcohol, sex and drugs </li></ul><ul><li>Diversionary activities to direct young people towards </li></ul><ul><li>Referrals for one-to-one support, counselling and any extra support which may be required </li></ul><ul><li>Friendly, approachable, recognisable staff </li></ul><ul><li>Training on issues for use on the streets </li></ul>
  19. 19. Evaluation Tools <ul><li>Questionnaires for young people </li></ul><ul><li>Street-work evaluations </li></ul><ul><li>Staff feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Community feedback </li></ul>
  20. 20. Extra thanks for their generosity. <ul><li>Edinburgh Leisure </li></ul><ul><li>Halfords </li></ul><ul><li>Sports Warehouse </li></ul><ul><li>Ali McLeish and Jimmy Sangster, the janitors at Bangholm </li></ul>
  21. 21. ‘ Street Break’ Aim: ‘Overall the aim of the project is to raise young people’s awareness of risk taking behaviours, to provide diversionary activities and minimise harm.’
  22. 22. Key objectives of ‘Street Break’ project: <ul><li>‘ To divert young people away from activities which become more risky as a result of excessive alcohol or drug consumption.’ </li></ul><ul><li>‘ To support young people to make informed choices around alcohol misuse.’ </li></ul><ul><li>‘ To work in partnership with other voluntary sector providers, to deliver the service.’ </li></ul>
  23. 23. The service: <ul><li>1. The opening of the PYCP Sports Hall 4 times over the weekend for sports, health and fitness sessions and healthy café for 30 weeks of the year. </li></ul><ul><li>2. The provision of 8 wilderness weekends in bothies and camping in remote areas of Scotland over each year using trained local volunteers and staff. </li></ul>
  24. 24. The service: cont… <ul><li>3. The opening of MYDG’s shop front in Muirhouse Shopping Centre as outreach at the times when other programmes are running. </li></ul><ul><li>4. A final report will be produced including recommendations for best practice. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Street Break - work so far <ul><li>Weekly groups </li></ul><ul><li>Day Club/group Number on register Average attendance Interventions </li></ul><ul><li>Tues Shop Drop 60 15 Drinking/sexual health/relationships/anti- social behaviour/crime </li></ul><ul><li>Tues Football 30 15 </li></ul><ul><li>Thurs Shop Drop 60 15 Drinking/sexual health/relationships/anti- social behaviour/crime </li></ul><ul><li>Thurs Girls closed group 12 6 Sexual health groupwork </li></ul><ul><li>Alcohol groupwork </li></ul><ul><li>Friday Outdoor Academy 20 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Friday Football 35 20 </li></ul><ul><li>Friday Girls Group 40 18 Alcohol groupwork </li></ul><ul><li>Friday Football (PYCP) 30 15 </li></ul><ul><li>Sat Café (PYCP) 20 12 </li></ul>
  26. 26. Street Break - work so far cont… <ul><li>Residentials </li></ul><ul><li>Date Venue Number of yp Interventions </li></ul><ul><li>19-21 Oct 09 Glen Etive 7 Sexual health/relationships </li></ul><ul><li>18-20 Dec 09 Stanley Nairn 11 Sexual health/relationships </li></ul><ul><li> Alcohol group work </li></ul><ul><li>12-14 Feb 10 Pilton Retreat 10 Drinking </li></ul><ul><li>19-21 Feb 10 Pilton Retreat 10 Drinking </li></ul>
  27. 27. Street Break – progress so far… <ul><li>Shop Drop – opportunity to engage positively with group associated with library and shopping centre. With training staff have been able make interventions include sexual health, anti social behaviour and alcohol misuse. </li></ul><ul><li>Closed girls group – diverts girls away from core group associated with library and shopping centre. Interventions include sexual health, anti social behaviour and alcohol misuse. </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor Academy – diverts group from shopping centre at key time of Friday. </li></ul>
  28. 28. Street Break – future plans… <ul><li>Closed boys group – use model used for closed girls group. Interventions include sexual health, anti social behaviour and alcohol misuse. </li></ul><ul><li>Residentials – target group associated with the library and shopping centre. Residentials with North Edinburgh Alcohol Initiative Collaborative. </li></ul><ul><li>Weekend work – increase the amount of diversionary activities happening at the weekend. </li></ul>
  29. 29. The Junction Young People Health and Wellbeing <ul><li>160-162 Great Junction St </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  30. 30. Objectives <ul><li>To support young people in their right to make informed decisions about their lifestyle </li></ul><ul><li>To work with young people to develop resources that facilitate discussion around alcohol between young people, their teachers, youth workers, parents & carers </li></ul><ul><li>To provide 1:1 person centred support to young people that have identified issues with their own or someone else’s alcohol use </li></ul><ul><li>To organise and facilitate a group fro young people to explore attitudes towards alcohol use and its effects on the wider community </li></ul><ul><li>To work in partnership with other organizations, and to promote the Junction, its values and resources </li></ul>
  31. 31. Post Breakdown <ul><li>2 Drop In sessions per week at the Junction </li></ul><ul><li>1 Street-Work session per week in Granton/ Trinity/ Muirhouse/ Pilton </li></ul><ul><li>Offer 1:1 support around alcohol issues to 3 young people per week </li></ul><ul><li>Run Group Work for young people around alcohol, with ultimate aim to develop a resource for young people </li></ul><ul><li>Outreach Work at local schools and youth clubs around alcohol </li></ul><ul><li>December/January Stats </li></ul>No. Sessions Delivered YP Contacted Drop Ins 13 52 Outreach 8 209 Street-Work 4 100
  32. 32. Listening to Young People <ul><li>Effects on Young People’s Lives </li></ul><ul><li>Mental Health </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Health </li></ul><ul><li>Relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Neighbourhood or Society </li></ul><ul><li>Influences </li></ul><ul><li>Alcohol as a Legal Drug </li></ul><ul><li>Accessibility </li></ul><ul><li>Cost </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising </li></ul><ul><li>Social/Peer Expectations </li></ul>Still from the Junction’s ‘Wasted Moments’ Flick Books
  33. 33. NEAC Iphone Application and Blog