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.

Substance Misuse Awareness WFD08 SMA12 15/09/2021

Code: WFD SMA12
Duration: 3 hours

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

Eligibility: This course is available free to anyone working in the statutory or voluntary sector in Northern Ireland that encounters substance misuse in families

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Outcomes

After completing this course participants will be; 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.

Relevance

This course is relevant to those with no or limited knowledge about alcohol or drugs

What’s included in this course:

Course Materials (Digital Download)
PDF Certificate on Completion
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