Health & Wellbeing Service - Manchester

Living the highlife (part 1) – basic drugs awareness


This is a full day course designed for the worker who has contact with service users who may use street drugs and would like to know more about the substances used and where to access help. The day covers affects of different drugs and their legal status. It also looks at current policy and treatment options.

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Living the highlife (part 2) – advanced drugs awareness


This is a one day course designed for workers who already have some knowledge of street drugs or have attended the basic drugs awareness (part 1) course. The day covers legal status and the Misuse of Drugs Act, NICE guidance and national policy as well as treatment interventions, including opioid replacement therapy, psychological therapy and recovery principles.

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Bespoke courses


If your service requires a specific substance use related course delivered to suit your needs please contact Colin Tyrie to discuss options for bespoke courses.