Drugs and Alcohol Awareness for Professionals Working with Young People, Yellow Door Youth Hub, Thursday, 24. October 2019

ALCOHOL AWARENESS workshops includes:

 Positive and negative aspects of alcohol culture

Understanding and awareness of the workings of ethanol on the mind and body.

Understanding units, unit calculation, absorption, depletion.

Ability to understand how to stay within sensible drinking limits

How we get drunk, duty of care when drunk and how we die. 

What makes us so stupid we get into trouble.

Social factors and the influence they play on different social groups.

Drugs AWARENESS Workshops includes:

Teaching about all drugs, including illegal drugs, alcohol, tobacco, volatile substances legal highs and steroids.

Teaching about over-the-counter and prescription medicines, protein shakes and energy drinks.

The short and long term effects and risks of drugs

The rules and laws relating to drugs

Attitudes towards drugs, drug use and drug users, including challenging misconceptions about their peers, stereotypes, and exploring media and social influences

Issues relating to specific drugs as a result of an incident in local area, local intelligence, increased media attention, or professional interest.

Thursday, 24. October 2019, Yellow Door Youth Hub, Drugs and Alcohol Awareness for Professionals Working with Young People

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