This face-to-face & online drug awareness training course is suitable for teams
No pre-recordings, delivered live by Tony D’Agostino via Zoom or Microsoft Teams
Includes lifetime access to online resources and certificate
The online drug awareness training course covers different types of commonly used illegal drugs (includes alcohol)
The course can be tailored to your needs.
The drug awareness course provides a comprehensive understanding of drugs and alcohol, their effects on the human body, the signs and symptoms of substance use, and the necessary interventions for treating drug and alcohol dependency. The course is designed to equip frontline workers with the necessary knowledge and skills to better understand and deal with drug and alcohol-related issues that they might encounter in their line of work.
Current UK situation
Different types of drugs and routes of use
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
Key messages for participants:
Increase confidence in working with this client group
Name commonly used illicit drugs, understand the effects of drugs upon emotional and physical health, identify potential vulnerabilities and/or risk behaviours.
Increase competence in working with this client group
Respond effectively using evidence-based interventions and treatment tools to work with individual drug users symptoms / issues. List referral routes and describe the range of service provision on offer.