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Cannabis - Information for Parents

You may have heard a variety of claims about cannabis in the media or in everyday conversation.

For instance, you may have heard that cannabis use causes cancer or leads to mental health problems.
You may also have heard that the risk of developing cancer is low for cannabis smokers and that it can help relieve anxiety and help reduce pain. This leaflet aims to give you the facts, and advice on what to do if you think your child is using cannabis.


Parents Guide

Child Sexual    Exploitation campaign


   We are working to raise awareness about the issues of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE)


A short film produced by West Yorkshire Police provides information about the signs to look out for and what to do if you are affected by this issue:



We have produced a free Parents guide to CSE providing more information and support  

CSE Parents Guide


This is an important issue. Your support and increased awareness will help make a difference locally to young people who may be at risk.


Welcome to the Harrogate District Community Safety website

This website brings together the efforts of all the partners in the Harrogate District who are working to reduce crime, disorder and anti social behaviour.


We hope you find the site informative and from it gain a greater understanding of the community safety work being undertaken in your local area.


Please feed back any comments you may have about the site, so we can improve and build upon what we have started as it is hoped this website will be a key resource for practitioners and the local community.



Safer Harrogate District Community Safety Group, PO Box 787, Harrogate, HG1 9RW Telephone: 01423 500600 Email: