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_

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.


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4 Bernard Street,
Edinburgh EH6 6PP

t. 0131 554 4300
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