Drug awareness course

Drug Awareness Course

Being delivered on:
Thursday, 23rd May 2019

Location: 
St Martin of Tours
318-320 St Paul’s Road
Islington
London N1 2LF

Cost: £99 per person
Lunch and refreshments provided.
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Course description

This one day drug awareness training course covers the different types of commonly used illegal drugs (includes NPS, new psychoactive substances).

The drug awareness course covers;

  • Current UK situation
  • Different types of drugs and routes of use
  • How drugs work  – effects, signs and symptoms
  • Health and mental health implications
  • Effective support & treatment

Aims and objectives

  • Increase knowledge and awareness of the issues relating to illegal drug use
  • Increase knowledge of how drugs are used and the effects upon individual’s physiology and neurology
  • Understand the possible affects on health
  • Identify, signpost and refer people who are effected by drugs into specialist treatment services

Drug and alcohol national occupational standards

Day One:

  • AA1 Recognise indications of substance misuse and refer individuals to specialists
  • HSC233 Relate to, and interact with, individuals
  • HSC3111 Promote the equality, diversity, rights and responsibilities of individuals
  • AB2 Support individuals who are substance users.
  • HSC33 Develop your own knowledge and practice
  • AD1 Raise awareness about substances, their use and effects
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