We are Fast Forward, a national voluntary organisation that exists to give young people the skills, education and support to live healthier lives. By developing projects, workshops and publications we help young people understand the facts about drugs, alcohol and tobacco.

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Fast Forward was established as a national charity in 1987. At the heart of our work_

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4 Bernard Street,
Edinburgh EH6 6PP

t. 0131 554 4300
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Substance misuse materials

We create resources on a variety of substance misuse issues for use in the classroom or youth group. They're designed by young people, for young people, so click here to check them out!

Scottish Peer Education Network

SPEN is a project run by Fast Forward that promotes and supports peer education. Free resources, news, support and advice are all a click away.


Volunteer to become a peer educator.


Sign up for Fast Forward's FREE Youth Problem Gambling Awareness Training via our Eventbrite page. For further information contact chiara@fastforward.org.uk

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