Drug and Alcohol Awareness
An estimated 2 million people in the UK have an addiction to some form of substance, and it’s estimated that alcohol alone costs the country £21 billion.
This module aims to raise your awareness of drugs and alcohol. We’ll take a look at the recommended guidelines for alcohol consumption and view some useful tips for cutting back, as well as examining the more common drug types and their side effects and symptoms.
We will also provide sources of support for individuals and employers, including a guide to spotting the early warning signs of substance misuse.
Learning Outcomes for this module include:
Your learners will understand what drugs and alcohol are, the usage in the UK and the different ways they can affect your body.
Become aware of the recommended guidelines for the consumption of alcohol, the ways to cut back on alcohol intake and the benefits of doing so.
Identify the different categories of drugs and the most common drugs as well as know the legislation related to drugs and alcohol use.
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