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 4 July 2024 – 10.00-13.00

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Date & Duration:

4 July 2024 @ 10am

This 3-hour interactive course will be delivered VIA ZOOM to a small group of up to 15 learners.

 

Aim of the Course: 

 

 This course will give participants a basic understanding of substances that are most commonly misused in Northern Ireland and their impact on the individual, the family and the community. It will enable participants to recognise different type of drugs and how they are used. Participants will have information on services available and how to access them.

 

Course Learning Outcomes: 

  • Understand the prevalence of drug use in Northern Ireland 
  • Identify what a drug is and how to categorise them 
  • Name some common drugs, their effects, and methods of use 
  • Understand the effect of substance use on the individual and family 
  • Identify attitudes/values about substance use held by yourself and others 
  • Identify local drug/alcohol services

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