To raise awareness of drug and alcohol use including why people use, the patterns of use and the effects and harm caused by alcohol and drug use. This session will also provide some brief information of services available.
By the end of this course participants will have:
- Understood and identified the different reasons why people use alcohol and drugs
- Knowledge to describe the different patterns of alcohol and drug use
- Understood the different effects and harms caused by alcohol and drug use
- Brief information of services in the Fife area.
Who should attend?
Any professional who works or comes into regular contact with adults and young people struggling with alcohol or drug use and wants to increase their knowledge and understanding about alcohol and drug use. This course might be particularly relevant for Homeless and Housing Team staff, those working within the Health and Social Care Partnership, Voluntary Sector and Safer Communities Teams.