Drug Awareness

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To develop participants awareness in recognizing illicit drug types and associated behaviours.


  • Understand the signs and symptoms of drug types
  • Recognise the different types of drugs
  • Explore drug legislation
  • Examine drug litter and paraphernalia

Target Audience:

This course is designed for anyone who may encounter illicit drugs in their working environment. It will increase participants awareness and confidence levels and enable them to more effectively intervene and respond to illicit drug use situations at work.

Course Content:

  • Introductions
  • Understanding illicit drugs
  • Signs and Symptoms of drug use
  • Psychology of addiction
  • Legislation
  • Paraphernalia
  • Risk assessments and Health and Safety
  • Talking to someone in a drug state
  • Responding to addiction
  • Evaluations and endings


The course covers basic drug awareness, and explores drug paraphernalia and placebos. Candidates will be able to examine a range of common illicit drugs and look at home office figures on drug use nationally in order to explore the scope of the problem.

To find out more about these courses please contact our office on 01922 683976 to speak to one of our team or email us on or complete our course interest form by clicking here.