Substance Misuse Awareness Level 3 Online Training

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This course is about the misuse and abuse of substances such as drugs and alcohol that are used to change a person’s state of body or mind, for reasons other than a medical need.

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Description

This course is about the misuse and abuse of substances such as drugs and alcohol that are used to change a person’s state of body or mind, for reasons other than a medical need.

Substance misuse often leads to addiction, which can be defined as the continuing and compulsive misuse of substances despite physical and/or psychological harm to the user, family or society and includes both legal and illegal substances.

The term ‘substance abuse’ is now often used because of the broad range of substances (including alcohol and inhalants) that are addictive. This course explores Psychological dependence and Physical dependence and at the end of the course you will understand the following:-

  • Developed by professionals
  • Accredited by The CPD Accreditation Group
  • 100% online, learn at your own time and pace
  • Translates into over 100 different languages
  • Instant certificate downloaded

Who is it for?

This training is suitable to all staff working within Adult Health and Social Care.

When will I get my certificate?

Once you have successfully passed our course you will be able to download and print your certificate immediately.

As this course has been accredited by the CPD Group your certificate will contain the CPD logo and unique reference number.

 

As I have told others… It is the best, most informative training I have ever attended

Key Points

Causes and Types of Substance Misuse 

  • Explain the major social, personal and medical factors that can lead to substance misuse
  • Discuss the patterns of misuse that often occur, the types of dependence that substance misuse can lead to and the stages of substance misuse that lead to addiction
  • Describe the range of substances commonly misused and their effects

Signs and Effects of Substance Misuse 

  • Explain the physical, behavioural and psychological signs of substance misuse
  • Describe the effects of substance misuse on health
  • Treatment, Rehabilitation and Legal Issues

Explain the principles behind the range of treatments used with individuals who misuse substances

  • Identify the range of treatments, the purpose of rehabilitation and tips for helping individuals remain drug-free
  • Explain the main legislation relating to substance misuse including the National Harm Reduction Strategy