Drug and alcohol awareness2018-07-06T10:00:47+00:00

Project Description

DRUG AND ALCOHOL AWARENESS

Health and Safety

Introduction to management online training

Summary of course: The definition of a drug is a substance that alters the way in which the body or mind works. This term applies to alcohol and drugs controlled under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971, the Medicines Act 1968 and the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016.

You will learn about a variety of substances from Crack to Spice and many more in-between. Hear first-hand from recovering addicts about the hold substances can have, and how they broke the habit. This course will increase your understanding of substances, how they are abused and the devastating effects.

Course content: This drug and alcohol awareness online training course focuses on:

  • Legal, social and health implications of drug and alcohol misuse
  • Alcohol strengths, units and health implications of alcohol consumption
  • The different categories drugs fall in to, including depressants, stimulants and hallucinogens
  • Street names, what they look like, how they are consumed, how the user feels, short and long-term effects on the body
  • Signposting to support organisations.

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A review from one of our learners:

I have completed a few courses with TNTA but this one was by far my favourite. The subject matter was hard hitting but the podcasts with real life people really hit home and are so powerful. I have so much more compassion and understanding because of doing this course. I would highly recommend it, it was brilliant.

Our Health and Safety courses:

An introduction to management online training
An introduction to management online training
An introduction to management online training

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