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This Drug and Alcohol Awareness training course is open to anyone who wants to learn more about drug and alcohol misuse and the short and long term psychological effects to the families, friends or service users they meet as within the course of their profession.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

Drug awareness

  • Physical vs. psychological addiction
  • Drug classification
  • What happens if you get caught
  • Cannabis, cocaine, heroin, party drugs and legal highs – what is it/effects/the law
  • Volatile substances
  • What general signs/symptoms to look out for…
  • Advice and education around alcohol use

Alcohol awareness

  • Why do people drink
  • Effects
  • Definition and units
  • Alcohol and the law – general and young people
  • Dangers of drinking too much
  • Benefits of cutting down/ stopping

Face to Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.


Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 2 hours

Tutor lead webinars delivering theory based learning. Any practical elements are demonstrated via instructional videos.


Make an enquiry

To make a booking – or for further course details – please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969. You can also write to us for more information about all of our healthcare training courses.