Understand Drug & Alcohol Misuse Training

Course 1 - Understanding Drug and Alcohol Misuse in the Workplace

Duration: 3 CPD hrs

– Cost £89.00 per delegate 

This course is purchased and delivered as a live online Zoom webcast/live interactive classroom.

(Minimum booking of 6 learners) 

(28 days’ notice required to bespoke and prepare this for your business).

The learning outcomes you will achieve when you complete this course are:

  • Understand drug and alcohol misuse in the workplace
  • Understanding what constitutes a drug (Treatment and Recreational)
  • Understand the various drug types and how they are categorized
  • Recognise common drugs used in the workplace, their slang terms and the paraphernalia used
  • Understand how drugs are taken and consumed
  • Understand why people begin and continue to take drugs & alcohol
  • Recognise the 4 dangers of misusing drugs and alcohol
  • Understand how drugs and alcohol misuse can impact on the organisation
  • Being able to spot and recognise the common signs and symptoms of drug and alcohol misuse
  • Understand how the brain can be affected and hijacked by drugs & alcohol
  • Understanding the developing and progressive stages of drug/alcohol use through to dependence
  • Know the principles and 3 classifications of the “Misuse of drugs act 1971” and other relevant legislation.

Application Form For Alcohol & Drug Misuse Training

When booking our training course, all delegates are required to complete an application form. (click on “Training Application Form” to complete online form)

Training Application Form

Who do we provide training to?

Aimed at organisations small or corporate who are likely to come into contact with people who misuse drugs or alcohol. Our courses provide an in-depth understanding of the key drug and alcohol misuse issues relevant to your specific working environment.

By providing facts from current up to date research, recommended theories, addiction models an by using best practices on how to educate and support people who are presenting with drug or alcohol difficulties, our main aim is dispelling stigma, discrimination, myths and encouraging support for employees across industries such as:

 Accommodation & Food

Agriculture

Construction

Finance & Insurance

Government

Education

Health

Defence & Armed Forces

 Information & Communication

Manufacturing

Mining & Quarrying/Extractives

Professional & Support

Retail & Wholesale

Transportation and Storage

Utilities

Other services

Testimonials

I found the online classroom format very beneficial with lots of time for Q&As. Content was well researched and current. High quality learning

Caroline PH.D PsycholExcellent Training Course

A very informative training Course. Extensive knowledge of drugs and alcohol misuse. Presentation was both very professional and in a relaxed atmosphere.

Tony Kelly CEO RedCard Gambling ProjectFantastic Training

The course was really in depth and so helpful. Very interesting informative and presented extremely well.

Sue T (Mortgage consultancy)Outstanding all round

The family training was outstanding. You have given me such a good understanding of addiction and I am now able to help support my son. So informative.

Denis