Drug and Alcohol Awareness Training

Take a deep dive into drug and alcohol addiction

Learn more about the common addictions alongside some that are less thought about

This course aims to have a deep dive into drug and alcohol addiction, what that might present as, why they may have become addicted and that it isn’t just as simple as it seems on the surface in all instances. Sometimes we develop addictions as we are human beings, and it wasn’t a conscious choice.

Course content

Everyone has the ability to become addicted to something, and even something small can become abused over time. This course will look at the common addictions alongside some that are less thought about.

  • What is alcohol and drug abuse
  • What substances can be abused
  • What does drug/alcohol abuse lead to in some cases
  • Understanding addiction and what is happening when someone is addicted
  • Classes of drug
  • Looking in depth at:
    • Smoking/vaping
    • Prescription drugs
    • NOS
    • Young people and addiction
  • Socioeconomic factors
  • 6 human needs
  • When does addiction become a problem
  • Treatment

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Who is this course designed for?

This course is for anyone who works with anyone who may be affected by addiction, both young people and adults. This course will also be good to raise awareness for anyone who works with others in your organisation and wants to be able to support them, such as mental health first aiders.

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Course duration

This course can be delivered as a half or a full day. The full day course goes further into the consequences of being addicted to various substances.

Training Course Feedback

I feel more knowledgeable about the reasons why they do what they do. The training course gives a good knowledge base to think outside the box. Puts the stigmas to bed.

It was very insightful and fun, giving tools to use in my workplace.

Terri Hadfield

Very insightful

Course outcome

After completing the training course, delegates will have a thorough understanding of what addiction is, and when an addiction can be considered harmful. The delegates will also look at what are the side effects of different drugs, alcohol and more to see how to recognise the symptoms that someone might be addicted and how to best help them on their path to recovery. Our training reminds delegates to be empathetic and non-judgmental when dealing with addiction issues and gives them an understanding of treatment options to allow them to help others from a source of knowledge.

Ways to study

Self-harm awareness is available as an in-person or online (via Zoom or Teams) course. The course content can be tailored to match the needs of specific policies and procedures.

Drug and Alcohol Awareness Training fees

Half day: £495 + VAT
Full day: £850 + VAT

Plus travel where applicable for up to 20 participants.

Why use Momentum People?

Momentum People’s training courses introduce diverse coaching and training styles using a holistic approach to ensure personal sustainability as well as practical knowledge and upskilling.

Specialist behaviour, communication and business strategy disciplines blend with pharmaceutical expertise to ensure courses are engaging, fun and hands-on.

Join thousands of professional healthcare individuals, teams and leaders who have already benefited from learning with Momentum People.

To book or ask a question call 0330 100 2821 or email training@momentumpeople.co.uk