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Understanding Illicit Drugs WFD07-HDI28

Course Description

Understanding Illicit Drugs WFD07-HDI28

Code: WFD07-HDI28

Date: 22nd March 2021

Time: 10.00am - 1.00pm

Duration: 3 hour

Location: Zoom Online Training 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 types of illicit drugs
  2. Be aware of the prevalence of drug use in Northern Ireland
  3. Understand the effects of drug misuse on users and families
  4. Be aware of the legal issues regarding drug use 
  5. Understand evidence and guidance regarding addressing drug use
  6. Understand the links between drugs 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 Illicit Drugs

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