Pat Buckley passes on wisdom to Y13 Health students

On Wednesday 14 June 2023, Pat Buckley (from Amped4Life) spoke to the Y13 Health students about Methamphetamine in support of their learning for their current Health internal – Analysing a New Zealand Health issue. 

His hour long presentation was informative, raw and real. Pat begun Amped4Life back in 2002 with the objective to ‘educate, equip and empower young people with the tools and skills they need to make healthy and informed choices for life’.  He adds in his personal experience around Drug use, impacts of others drug use on his life as well as adding in work stories from being a volunteer worker for St John Ambulance. 

“I liked hearing what he had to say, it was full on but good” – Student A

“The stories were interesting, and I was surprised to hear the locations of where the call outs were too. I knew those places!” – Student B