"Addressing alcohol and drug related issues: reducing harm and supporting positive change"
004- Understanding Alcohol

Course Description

004- Understanding Alcohol

Code: WFD04-UAA-04

Date: 9th April 2018

Time: 10.00-13.00

Duration: Half Day - AM session

Location: The Junction, 12 Beechvalley Way, Dungannon, Co Tyrone BT70 1BS Map

Eligibility Criteria: This course is available free to anyone working in the statutory or voluntary sector in Northern Ireland

Cost: FREE


After completing this course participants will ;

  1. Be aware of the origins of Alcohol use
  2. Be aware of the prevalence of Alcohol use in Northern Ireland
  3. Understand the effects of Alcohol misuse on users and families
  4. Be aware of the legal issues regarding Alcohol use and associated behaviours
  5. Understand evidence and guidance regarding addressing Alcohol issues
  6. Understand the links between Alcohol and other health and social issues
  7. Be aware of local drug and alcohol services and how to refer to them

Relevance: This course is relevant to people that have a basic awareness of effects of substances and want to get a more in depth understanding of Alcohol misuse

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