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Course Overview

Help those with vulnerability and dependency issues by taking this intensive Drugs and Alcohol Awareness course. Addiction to any kind of substance can ruin lives and lead to criminal acts or social isolation. By taking this course, you will understand the many potential causes for addiction and learn how it can be identified and ultimately treated.   


This vital online tutorial contains facts and advice about the UK laws that govern drugs and the rehabilitation methods that are advisable for those affected. It is all too easy for people to make unfair judgements and take ill-advised actions when confronted by a friend, relative, or colleague with addiction problems. Our course has been expressly crafted to help you understand and support those individuals that need to control their use of addictive substances.  


Please note that the Drugs and Alcohol Awareness course provides valuable knowledge and theoretical advice for addiction issues. However, it does not provide the necessary training or certification for those in official healthcare or welfare positions or those wanting to start a professional consultancy practice in this area.  


Key Topics to Be Covered

  • Emotional and biological reasons for addiction
  • Signs and symptoms of drug or alcohol abuse in an individual
  • Prevention and support techniques for those with addiction
  • Drug and alcohol policies in the workplace
  • Recovery and rehabilitation methods for those with addiction 


Learning Outcomes

  • Discover the human brain’s part in addiction problems 
  • Gain an awareness of the many different classes and types of drugs
  • Understand the effects on health and wellbeing caused by alcoholism
  • Learn how to lead and instal substance awareness projects
  • Know the UK laws and policies on drugs or alcohol in the workplace
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the recommended rehabilitation schemes in the UK 


Your Path to Success

By completing this course, you will have gained valuable knowledge of the facts behind addiction and substance abuse. This will allow you to lead substance awareness projects in the workplace or community or assist those that may need guidance in this area.   


Skills You Will Gain

  • Awareness of UK drug acts
  • Workplace safety management
  • Identifications of addictive symptoms
  • Knowledge of rehabilitation programmes
  • Lifestyle management techniques


Is This Course Right for You?

This course is suitable for anyone wishing to learn the facts about addiction and substance abuse and share this knowledge and guidance with others affected by the issues.   


Assessment Process

Assignments relating to drug and alcohol laws and treatment will be given to all students and must be completed to pass the course successfully.

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Introduction to Drugs and Alcohol Addiction
Introduction to Drugs and Alcohol Addiction 00:18:00
Module 02: Overview of Drugs
Overview of Drugs 00:25:00
Module 03: Overview of Alcohol
Overview of Alcohol 00:22:00
Module 04: Prevention and Awareness
Prevention and Awareness 00:17:00
Module 05: Drugs and Alcohol Abuse at Workplace
Drugs and Alcohol Abuse at Workplace 00:14:00
Module 06: Drugs and Alcohol Policy at Workplace
Drugs and Alcohol Policy at Workplace 00:19:00
Module 07: Treatment of Drugs and Alcohol Addiction
Treatment of Drugs and Alcohol Addiction 00:24:00
Module 08: Recovery and Post-Treatment Care
Recovery and Post-Treatment Care 00:37:00
Module 09: Laws and Acts on Drugs
Laws and Acts on Drugs 00:31:00
Module 10: Moving Beyond Addiction
Moving Beyond Addiction 00:14:00
Assignment – Drugs and Alcohol Awareness Training – Online Certification 00:00:00


Drugs and Alcohol Awareness Training - Online Certification
  • 1 year
  • Number of Units11
  • Number of Quizzes0
  • 3 hours, 41 minutes

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