This course is designed to facilitate candidates in building an awareness of the subject of substance misuse - what drugs are, and how to overcome common misconceptions on substance misuse.
This course is appropriate to a wide ranging target population from post-14 years including employers, educators, health and social care workers, substance misuse workers [including volunteers], parents and the general public who are interested in this field.
The course aims to:
- To build knowledge of the various substances commonly associated with substance misuse, their effects, appearance, and street names.
- Introduce the synthetically designed drug box which allows participants to visualise a variety of substances in true form and how they are administered.
- Provide an accessible and flexible learning opportunity for a wide range of individuals.
- To create awareness that first aid may be necessary in drug related incidents.