Production Director, Allan Bamforth explained, “As Nationwide are based in Howden it makes sense to support the local community and help raise awareness of potential drug problems for teenagers. Hopefully the sponsorship and relationship with the school might even help the company source potential employees in the future. “
The scheme provides teachers with resources for running a Personal and Social Health Education Programme, which is part of the national curriculum for every pupil from age 11 to 18. The book, From the Heart contains real-life stories from parents, friends and siblings of young addicts and aims to be both hard-hitting and informative.