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London, United Kingdom
This is a half day course for people working with children and young people in West Sussex.
This course is being delivered through a partnership between Coastal West Sussex Mind, Change, Grow Live and West Sussex County Council.
This course will enable learners to improve their understanding of how mental health issues and substance use can impact on young people (aged 16 – 25), how these dual issues might manifest themselves, and explore skills in working effectively with young people who experience both issues. Participants will explore definitions used in substance mis/use and mental health, and consider the young person’s experience. Participants will consider effective screening and signposting on to relevant services.
- Defining dual diagnosis – definitions, attitudes & the young person’s experience
- Identifying dual diagnosis - ‘Signs and symptoms’?
- Identify and respond more effectively to young people experiencing both mental health and substance use issues
- Be aware of support pathways and key service providers in the county
Getting to the Venue
The closest train station is Crawley. Parking is free and there are 11 spaces close to the main entrance for use by disabled patrons, with another 440 spaces all with level access to the centre. All levels are accessible for wheelchair users. For further information regarding getting there by train or buses please contact: 01293 585300.
Timings and breaks
The course runs from 9.30am- 12.30pm. There will be one refreshment break.
Tea and coffee will be provided.
Your £10 registration fee for this course helps towards the additional venue and refreshment costs. This is a non-refundable deposit.
Please notify us ASAP if you are unable to attend the course. As this is a funded programme our aim is to ensure all available places are taken up. Early notification may mean we can offer this space to someone on our waiting list.
In House courses are a cost-effective way of training a whole team in your own venue, on a date that works for you. Please contact us to discuss your exact training needs on:
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Coastal West Sussex Mind
Welcome to Coastal West Sussex Mind
We are an independent local mental health charity working in West Sussex.
We aim to promote good mental health through the provision of high quality services and through campaigning to improve services, raise awareness and understanding.
Our services support young people, adults, older adults, carers and families affected by mental health problems. We offer help and advice to people around improving their physical and mental well-being, strengthening their self-esteem and confidence, building strong relationships with family, friends and communities, getting into education, training and work and achieving their personal and social goals.
We also work actively in local communities to raise awareness about mental health and tackle the stigma and discrimination.
Phone: 01903 277000