Training

Drugs and Alcohol Education.

Please find a full list of training and resources available to support the development of drugs and alcohol education below. If you are looking for bespoke training, please contact kelly.obrien@mft.nhs.uk for further details.

Drugs and alcohol education is fundamental for children and young people to grow up healthy and safe. Effective alcohol and drug education builds pupil resilience and life skills around alcohol and drugs.

Training & Events

Drugs Awareness

Universal Primary Secondary

This one-hour training session provides participants with a basic knowledge of drugs and associated issues. The course includ...

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Good Practice in Drugs Education

Priority Primary Secondary

This one-hour training session includes: risk and protective factors, knowledge, skills and attributes that children and young people my nee...

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Drugs intervention - making changes

Priority Secondary Special

This one-hour training course is for pastoral or school health staff within schools to be able to support pupils who may be at ris...

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An Introduction to Drugs Education and Drugs Awareness

Universal Primary Secondary

This two-hour training session will help schools to identify the key requirements for effective drug and alcohol education and understand th...

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Life skills-based education for drug use prevention

Universal Primary Secondary

The aim of the training is to introduce teachers and other educators who work with young people to use life skills-based approaches for drug...

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Risk-taking behaviour in adolescence

External Primary Secondary Special

The session will offer participants an overview of factors that can influence risk-taking behaviour in adolescence, including the developmen...

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