Planet Youth is an international evidence-based primary prevention model that offers the opportunity to improve health and life outcomes for young people by directly targeting the risk and protective factors that determine their substance use behaviours and enhancing the social environment they are growing up in.
The latest reports pertaining to the initiative in Galway City, Galway county, Co Roscommon and Co Mayo will be launched at an event at 12pm in Claregalway Hotel on Monday, May 22.
Ms Hildegarde Naughton, Minister of State for Public Health, Wellbeing and the National Drugs Strategy together with Ms Anne Rabbitte, Minister for State at the Department of Children, Equality, Integration, Disability and Youth
The new Planet Youth county and school reports and the new parent booklets as well as the main findings in the reports will be outlines on the day.
Some young people from the local school, Coláiste Bhaile Chláir, will say a few words also.