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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.

 
   
Objectives:  

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