‘Let’s Talk About Drugs’ National Youth Media Awards is a competition for young people and is supported by the Department of Health, the HSE, COSC, the Ana Liffey Drug Project, Healthy Ireland and the Drugs.ie website, which is Ireland’s National Drug and Alcohol Information and Support Website.
This annual drugs education competition aims to help students explore and understand various issues relating to drug and alcohol use in Irish society. To enter, students are asked to create either: a short video, an audio podcast, a news article; or a poster on one of the following themes: (a) The hidden harm of alcohol use; (b) The effects of drug use. The age categories for entering are: 12-14; 15-17; 18-21; 22-25.
More information about the competition can be found at drugs.ie/awards.
Last year there were some fantastic entries that can be viewed here: http://www.drugs.ie/resources/awards/twentythirteen_winners/2015_winners/.