Training > Frontline staff and managers

Drug awareness

This course provides an overview of the different types of drugs people use and the physiological, psychological and social impact. The course identifies ways of engaging with people who use drugs and looks at resources available to deal with drug related issues.

Duration: One day

Areas covered:

  • Looks at the physiological, psychological and social impact of drug use
  • Visual representation for recognition
  • Ways of discussing drug use with people – both preventative and to deal with drug use
  • Different models of dealing with drug use
  • Accessing support and resources

(This is to give you an idea, however all courses can be tailored to your specific needs)

Additional Notes: This course is useful for staff working on the frontline with service users.

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