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Drug & Alcohol Awareness
Target Audience:  

Any employee wishing to develop an awareness of alcohol and drug use in the workplace and beyond.


By the end of the course, participants will:

  • Be able to describe the physical and behavioural signs and symptoms of alcohol and drug use
  • Understand the effects of the different drugs and how they manifest themselves
  • Know how to calculate alcohol decay rates
  • Recognise patterns of behaviour that may indicate drug or alcohol use
  • Be aware of the interventions and remedial actions available
  Duration: 1 Day
  Cost: £250 + VAT
  Course Date Location
Demand led
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Module One

  • An overview of drug & alcohol use in the UK

Module Two

  • Encountering drug & alcohol use in the workplace
  • Recognising the signs & symptoms of drug & alcohol use

Module Three

  • The four main drug groups

Module Four

  • Drug Impairment
  • How drugs affect behaviour & performance
  • Potential implications

Module Five

  • Alcohol - the facts
  • How to calculate alcohol decay rates

Module Six

  • Interventions & remedial actions when drug or alcohol use is suspected
  • Addiction & recovery
  • Escalating & signposting

Module Seven

  • Personal safety issues
  • Health & safety issues