Substance Abuse Training: Level 3 Online Course

£18.50

The Substance Misuse Online 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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Substance Abuse Training Overview

The Substance Abuse Training 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:-

Learning Outcomes

Causes and Types of Substance Misuse

  • Explain the major social, personal and medical factors that can lead to substance misuse
  • Discus 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, behavioral 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

Duration

  • 60 Minutes

Why the Substance Misuse Online Course?

  • Accredited by CPD
  • Fully online course and assessment
  • On completion, certificate can be printed
  • Resit as many times as possible free within 12 months
  • You choose the device; smart phone, tablet or PC
  • You choose how long you want to study for at each session
  • You choose which and how many of our e-learning courses you want to study
  • It is cost effective and it saves time
  • You can learn anywhere, 24/7/365
  • It makes tracking of your course progress easy
  • It is discreet