Substance (Drug) Awareness and Brief Interventions

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Derbyshire Alcohol Advice Service

Dents Chambers

81 New Square

Chesterfield

S40 1AH

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One day exploration of Alcohol awareness. FREE for Health and Social Care professionals and volunteers working with residents of Derbyshire

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FREE Full Day Multi Agency Event on Substance Misuse & Brief Interventions.

This introductory course in substance misuse aims to inform participants with basic substance awareness covering illegal substances.

This FREE one day course covers:

  • Substance misuse awareness including illegal drugs
  • Facts vs Myths
  • Substance categories
  • The signs and symptoms of substance misuse
  • Substance dependence
  • Substance misuse and the law
  • Motivation and brief interventions
  • Support available and how to refer

This event is a great opportunity to network with professionals from other organisations and share ideas about the possible ways to approach the growing problem of Drug misuse amongst your clients/service users. The training is very interactive and informal and we hope that you will also have a bit of fun too!

These courses are funded by Derbyshire County Council for anyone working/volunteering in the fields of health, social or community work.

For further information about the course, or to book one of our tailored courses, please see the information on our training page or call the office on 01246 206514 and ask to speak to a member of the training team.

Please arrive at 9.15am for a prompt 9.30 start.

Lunch is not provided but refreshments are available throughout the day

Parking: This is paid for parking throughout the town, the closest is Beetwell Street Multi-Storey the cheapest is Ashgate carpark (past the Health Centre).

Please note: Multiple bookings can not be accepted. We ask that individuals book themselves on so that they receive our email and read our terms and conditions.

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