Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.

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Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.

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Substance Misuse Awareness WFD08 SMA16 16/12/2021

  • Duration 3h
  • Total Enrolled 0
  • Last Update November 9, 2021

Description

Information based sessions aimed at those with no or little knowledge about drugs and alcohol.

The zoom link to join the course is provided below

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https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89991801835?pwd=VnR5Mlc1aDlITWw1dmRQZGhBS01wUT09

Meeting ID: 899 9180 1835
Passcode: 184202

What Will I Learn?

  • After completing this course participants will be;
  • More aware of the prevalence of drug use in Northern Ireland
  • Able to define what a drug is and the categories of drugs
  •  Able to name drugs most commonly used, their effects and methods of use
  • Able to identify the legal classes of drugs and penalties
  • More aware of the different levels of harm for the user / their family, associated with different patterns of drug /alcohol use
  • Aware of the links between drug/alcohol use and other issues, e.g. mental health; homelessness; child protection; community safety; sexual health
  • Have considered their own attitudes and values to drug use and drug users
  • Aware of local drug and alcohol services and how to refer to them.

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1 Lessons3h

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Requirements

  • This is a virtual course delivered over zoom and the link is provided in the ‘description’ section.
  • You will be sent a reminder with joining instructions prior to the course.
  • Once you have attended the course you will need to return to this page and select 'complete course' to fill in a short course evaluation form, which will release your certificate of completion.
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