Drugs and Alcohol Awareness for Professionals Working with Young People

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Yellow Door Youth Hub

Poplar Road

Canvey Island

SS8 7BN

United Kingdom

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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.

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Yellow Door Youth Hub

Poplar Road

Canvey Island

SS8 7BN

United Kingdom

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