The Department of Education and Children works with all of its establishments in promoting the health of the young people of the Island. Topics within Health Education Programmes in schools include:
- Drugs and alcohol education
- Sex and relationships education
- Healthy diet
- Emotional health and well-being
- Physical activity.
The Physical and Emotional Health Education Officer, Mal Keary, provides ongoing support and training for DEC staff in this area.
Local agencies that may be approached for Drug and Alcohol advice include: