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Drug and Alcohol Awareness *

Course details

Aim: To understand the use of drugs and alcohol and how to best manage their effects on young people

Dates: Wednesday 23 October 2024,  Thursday 20 February 2025

Time: 9.30am to 4.30pm

Venue: Gateshead Council's Learning Centre

Facilitator: Change, Grow, Live (CGL)

Booking: via Learning Hub

Learning objectives

By the end of the session delegates will:

  • Gain an understanding of why young people use drugs/alcohol
  • Be able to identify certain drugs and their effects
  • Recognise potential signs or symptoms of young people using substances and be able to sign post them to access support where appropriate
  • What to do in an overdose situation

Suitable for

  • Any staff who work with adults or who would like to raise their awareness about drug and alcohol

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