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Substance Misuse Course Online

Our Substance Misuse course enables attendees to gain an understanding of what is entailed within substance misuse, how to aid an individual as well as how these substances can damage the human body.
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About Substance Misuse Course Online

What is the difference between abuse and misuse? What are the 3 categories of drugs? What are stimulants and paraphernalia? What is a hallucinogenic? What are depressants and paraphernalia? What are psychoactive substances? What are some of the reasons to why an individual may start misusing substances? Our Online Substance Misuse course will help you answer the questions above and more.
16.6% of adults in the UK report drinking to hazardous levels, while 1.2% report levels which indicate probable alcohol dependence. 3.1% of adults in the UK show signs of drug dependence and men are more likely to be dependant on illegal drugs than women.

Through our Substance Misuse Course Online, you will gain an understanding of what a stimulant, hallucinogenic and depressant is as well as examples of the substances each entail. You will learn which substances are in which Class, either A, B or C. You will learn how possession, supply and production occurs for each class of substances. You will learn why people take drugs and why people don’t. You will learn how these substances are took as well as the damage they inflict on an individual.

What does this course cover?

  • What the difference between abuse and misuse is.
  • Recognise what the Biopsychosocial Model is and how it is implemented for individuals that misuse substances.
  • Recognise what an addiction is and how they can develop.
  • Understand the pros and cons to an honest conversation.
  • Develop communication strategies.
  • Understand the Cycle of Change.
  • Explore reasons to why an individual may start to misuse substances.

Who is our Substance Misuse Course Online for?

Our Substance Misuse course is for anyone who is looking for knowledge regarding each substance and how they affect an individual. Whatever care or non-care sector you work in our Substance Misuse course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence.

What will you achieve?

  • Discuss many different types of substances that can be misused or abused.
  • Discuss common triggers and coping strategies.
  • Recognise the importance of change as well as having knowledge of where to find treatment.
  • Be able to assess the different conditions/ illnesses that may occur from misusing a substance.
  • Discuss how mental health is related to Substance misuse.
  • Evaluate when using a substance is then classed as misuse or abuse.
  • Develop knowledge, skills, and strategies to develop positive environment for individual who may be substance misusing.

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I can say with all truth that this service is class A1. We have used there Breakaway Restraint/conflict management & also E-learning courses services for many years now & everything has been delivered professionally and extremely clearly with no problems.
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I have been on several training courses run by this company over the last. Each time the trainer have been really good at making the course contact interesting and interactive. This certainly helps me to remember everything. Would recommend them.
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I absolutely love attending training with Able Training. The courses are professionally prepared and delivered and the trainers are of a very high standard and are very engaging and knowledgeable. Awesome!
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Fantastic training , I have participated in a number of courses over the last 12 months , each course has been very interesting and helpful to my role as a foster Carer , the information is presented in a interesting way and gets each point across effectively, I would highly recommend them ! I am looking forward to more in the near future .
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Able training delivered Conflict management to our staff and they all found it extremely useful, feedback included; 'I really enjoyed this course, I found the facilitator very enthusiastic and passionate about the subject. The course was highly informative and I would recommend it. Thank you Able training!
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Great 'Restraint training' course at Earlham Primary School in North London. Very professional and would highly recommend to other schools. Friendly, to the point, and tailored to our requirements. Thank you.

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We work with specialists including doctors, nurses, dietitians and psychologists to keep our courses up to date and relevant.


We work with specialists including doctors, nurses, dietitians and psychologists to keep our courses up to date and relevant.

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Training can be delivered at a venue of your choice or at one of our training locations across the UK.

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Whether you’re an established enterprise or a growing startup, we’ve got your training needs covered. Trusted by companies of all sizes including:
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