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Substance Misuse Awareness 15-18 Young People
Substance Misuse Awareness 15-18 Young People

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Substance misuse means the inappropriate use of substances by young people, whether it is too much, too soon, or too early. Basically, as soon as drugs or alcohol start affecting a person in a bad way, it is substance misuse.

This course will look at the process of how a drug habit can become an addiction, and what support is available if you’re in that situation.

You need to have completed the Drug and Alcohol Awareness Course before you start.

In this course we will look at:

  1. The most dangerous and least dangerous substances
  2. The short and long-term consequences of drug use
  3. How substance use affects choices, control, and addiction
  4. Harm reduction techniques for substance misuse

This course has been created by a leading expert on the subject. A panel of young people has reviewed the course to ensure it is young person friendly. Should you have any questions before, during, or after the course then please speak to a responsible adult.

Should you wish to discuss your needs before making a booking, please call 0800 774 7874.

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  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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