Alcohol & Substance Misuse


This 3 hours 10 minutes session will provide an understanding of Alcohol and Substance misuse and give attendees the ability to identify clients needing support using a range of assessment tools and demonstrate skills in having motivating conversations with clients.


• Understand the facts about alcohol
• Understand why people drink
• Understand what units are and what they mean
• Identification of harmful drinkers

• Understand the most common drugs and the effects they have
• Understand the legal issues of drug use
• An introduction to novel psychoactive substances

3 Hours 10 mins

Free for those working in South Tyneside

Cancellation policy:
Please note: If you fail to attend or do not give us the required notice to cancel your place we reserve the right to charge a cancellation fee.
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Who should attend?
This course is designed for any staff working in the South Tyneside area and would like a greater understanding of alcohol and substance misuse, including identifying the problem and providing brief advice.

Please note to participate in the session you will need:

  • A device with a large enough screen to view the presentation slides
  • A working microphone to participate in group activities (our quick guide can support you to test your audio)
  • A webcam desirable (but not essential)

***once your booking form is completed you will receive a confirmation email***

  • Course Start Date: 07/12/2021 09:30

    Course End Date: 07/12/2021 12:40

    Via Zoom - Joining details will be sent out the day before training

    There are currently 1 spaces left.

  • Course Start Date: 14/03/2022 09:30

    Course End Date: 14/03/2022 02:40

    Via Zoom - Joining details will be sent out the day before training

    There are currently 14 spaces left.